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Kris, Hilt

19th-20th century

Indonesia/Malysia

Silver, precious wood

Height: 10,5 cm

Rare south of Bali Kris hilt, finely carved in wood, (Rose Wood), representing the terrible goddess Durga, with the body of an insect, "Kocet-Kocetan". The silver Selut, simulating a cabochons-cut stones decoration, on the figure's back and head, a rare silver erotic decoration, contemporary with Selut.

Bibl.: Kris Hilts, Masterpieces of South-East Asian Art-Vana Ghiringelli, pag. 88/91 - ISBN 978-88-7439-585-9

Kris, Punho

Séc. XIX/XX

Indonésia/Malasia

Prata, madeira preciosa

Altura: 10,5 cm

Raro punho de Kris do sul de Bali, finamente esculpido em madeira, (Pau Rosa), representando a terrível deusa Durga, com o corpo de insecto, "Kocet-Kocetan". O Selut, em prata simulando decoração de cabochons com pedraria, no dorso e cabeça da figura, rara decoração erótica em prata, contemporânea do Selut.

Bibl.: Kris Hilts, Masterpieces of South-East Asian Art-Vana Ghiringelli, pag. 88/91 - ISBN 978-88-7439-585-9

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