Lot: 12

77th tribal art auction

Poignée d´un "keris"

Indonésie - Java

Provenance Taille Prix d’appel / Prix d'Estimation
Jürgen Funke, Amstetten, Austria H: 10 cm 2000 EUR
Frais supplémentaires : 27% de commission, TVA, expédition et assurance transport

horn, dark brown patina, in form of a dragon head with open snout and pointed teeth, eyes with inlay (missing on one side), min. dam., small missing parts, fine cracks, base;
"keris" is a dagger found over a large part of the Indonesian archipelago with an almost endless variety of blades, hilts, scabbards and decoration.

Ellis, Andrew (ed.), Kris Hilts, Mailand 2011, p. 72 f.