Lady’s Kris Dagger

  • Dated: mid-19th century
  • Place of Origin: Indonesia
  • Measurements: overall length 21 cm

Featuring a short, undulated blade of fine pamor, slightly chiselled at the base, the dagger has a silver mendak decorated with cabochon hard stones. The chiselled and engraved bone grip comes with an angled pommel.

The warangka features wooden gambar entirely silver-plated and richly decorated with filigree. At the centre there’s a detachable suspension bow with chain, decorated with cabochons en suite with the mendak, cabochons at the upper part, too.

source: art-of-sword

 

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