Item #: 1002-226 -- An Ivory Handled Maduran Kris -- $525.00
A Maduran kris with finely carved ivory garuda handle in an associated but good quality sheath. The ivory clearly very old and in need of cleaning. The mendak appears rather makeshift but seems old. The 8 luk pamor blade with separately forged ganja; the dapur quite plain. The sheath with hardwood wrangka showing good age and patina. The pendok incorporating a well embossed silver upper segment and finely woven lower (this sheath is of excellent quality) with a finely carved wooden tip (partially missing). Overall GC; sheath associated as noted, there is an old soldered repair to the upper portion of the pendok and the tip is broken as noted above. The blade mottled but fairly robust and should clean and etch well. The garuda handle shows an age crack.