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KRIS, Dagger

19th Century

Indonesia/Malaysia (Bali)

Steel, rubies, silver, ivory, wood

Full length: 50 cm; bade length: 35,5 cm

Straight, smooth double-edged blade, of lenticular section, in fine pamor, chiselled base. Silver ukiran (guerentim), checkered grip. Metal mendak, decorated with rubies cabuchons . Beautiful, ivory warangka, embossed and partially covered with silver, pierced and engraved that is part of pendok, back of gandar completely covered, front part with a big opening, a silver lozenge in the center, with nine rubies.

Karel Spoor
Keris Lombok
Asal: Lombok
Umur: 19 th  cent.
Dapur: Sempana Bener
Pamor: Mrutu Sewu
Kekandikan Bali in ivory with silver flowery motives
Gandar in Pelet vineer with 3 okirwork silver bands;middle one with ruby cabochons
Hilt: silver gerantim with woven Poleng motive and silver selut fitting with it Wewer: Silver with ruby cabochons.

(Philip Hartemann)

Bibl. CZERNY´S catalogue, Auction 108, Two Private Collections of Rare and Fine ANTIQUE ASIAN ARMS, pag.142. The Invincible Krises 2, Vanna Ghiringhelli, pag.98/99. ISBN: 978-88-95125-05-3. The Kris, An earthly approach to a cosmic symbol, David van Duuren, pag. 75. ISBN 90 73 187 32 X

KRIS, Adaga

Séc. XIX

Indonesia/Malasia (Bali)

Aço, rubis, prata, marfim, madeira

Com. total: 50 cm; Comp. lâmina: 35,5 cm

Lâmina reta, lisa, de dois gumes, de secção lenticular, em fino pamor, base cinzelada. Ukiran (guerentim) prateado, empunhadura quadriculada. Mendak de metal, decorado com cabuchons com rubis. Belíssima warangka em marfim, parcialmente recoberta de prata, perfurada e gravada que faz parte do pendok, dorso do gandar totalmente coberto, parte frontal com losango de prata ao centro, com nove rubis

Karel Spoor
Keris Lombok
Asal: Lombok
Umur:Séc. XIX
Dapur: Sempana Bener
Pamor: Mrutu Sewu
Kekandikan Bali em marfim com motivos florais de prata
Gandar em Pelet vine com 3 bandas de okirwork prata; uma do meio com cabochões de rubi
Punho: gerantim de prata com motivo Poleng com padrão de tecido e selut de prata com encaixe no punho
Wewer: Prata com cabochões de rubis.

(Philip Hartemann)

Bibl.: Bibl. CZERNY´S catalogue, Auction 108, Two Private Collections of Rare and Fine ANTIQUE ASIAN ARMS, pag.42/43.Traditional Weapons of thr Indonesian Archipelago, Albert G. Van Zonneveld, page. 124.- ISBN 90-5450-004-2 NUGI 648.

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