Simple & Beautiful Indonesian Keris (or Kris) w/ Carved Handle & Scabbard Late 19th C.
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Simple & Beautiful Indonesian Keris (or Kris) w/ Carved Handle & Scabbard Late 19th C.

Code: fak00001k


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Product Description

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ARTIFACT: This is a simple and beautiful Indonesian kris (or keris) with a scabbard. A keris is a dagger native to Indonesia as well as a handful of neighboring countries, with an asymmetrical blade. This one has a beautifully carved wooden grip and a wide, curving, crescent-like guard. The scabbard is wood encased in a decorative brass plating. The kris dates to the last half of nineteenth century.

VINTAGE: Circa last half of nineteenth century.

SIZE: Approximately 2-7/8" in width (across guard) and 15-1/2" in length; blade only: 12-1/8" in length and 1-1/8" in width (widest section before guard); scabbard only: approximately 14-1/2" in length and 5-1/4" in width.

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Steel, wood, brass.

ATTACHMENT: None.

MARKINGS: None.

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Pacific region weapons collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. SHOP MHEX13 LAGEX12/13 TRAEJX10/15

CONDITION: 8- (Very Fine-Excellent): The knife has some light wear only.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.