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Dagger (kris) and sheath

Steel, hardwood, gold | 19.0 cm (Width) x 5.0 cm (Depth); 51.0 cm (Length) (parts .a and .b together) | RCIN 62910

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  • A Malay kris, the gold handle chased as a grotesque animal with foliate decorated. The double-edged wavy watered steel blade with a central ridge on both sides. The base of the blade overlaid with gilt foliage and flowers. Hardwood sheath encased in gold, decorated with reserves of scrolls and foliage,
    Provenance

    Presented by Sir W. Burrough, 1 November 1818

  • Creator(s)
  • Medium and techniques

    Steel, hardwood, gold

    Measurements

    19.0 cm (Width) x 5.0 cm (Depth); 51.0 cm (Length) (parts .a and .b together)

  • Category
  • Place of Production

    Malaysia