Pinterest
The Caravana Collection  20th Century  Indonesia/Malaysia  Steel, gilded silver, ivory, agates, rubies, painted wood.  Full Length: 65, 5 cm; Blade Length: 47 cm

The Caravana Collection Century Indonesia/Malaysia Steel, gilded silver…

Tombak pataka, majapahit

Tombak pataka, majapahit

Kris from The Caravana Collection, see it at www.caravanacollection.com

Kris from The Caravana Collection, see it at www.caravanacollection.com

Silat

Bending the laws of gravity: 20 breathtaking and artistic martial arts action photos

SILAT a collective word for indigenous martial arts from a geo-cultural area of Southeast Asia encompassing most of the Nusantara, the Malay Archipelago and the entirety of the Malay Peninsula.

Kris dagger with wave blade and hilt carved in the kingfisher shape (hulu perkaka), gold coloured handle rings, steel blade, ivory hilt: Malaysia, Malay, probably 19th century © National Museums Scotland

Kris dagger with wave blade and hilt carved in the kingfisher shape (hulu perkaka), gold coloured handle rings, steel blade, ivory hilt: Malaysia, Malay, probably 19th century © National Museums Scotland

Keris of several generations of Pakubowono (rulers of Surakarta).

Keris of several generations of Pakubowono (rulers of Surakarta).

A Royal Palembang Keris with Dapur Naga Sasra Luk 11.

A Royal Palembang Keris with Dapur Naga Sasra Luk

Indonesia dating: 	  	19th Century   description: 	  	Undulated, pamor (visible at the tip) blade, slightly chiselled at the base, almost entirely decorated with the chiselled effigy of a gold-inlaid dragon; large, roundish mendak of gilt metal, decorated with filigree spirals and small diamond-cut stones (one missing); large, chiselled and pierced horn grip, depicting high-relieved floral motifs and stylized animals. Without scabbard.

A Kris: provenance: Indonesia dimensions: length cm.

Jalak Ngore Pamor Tirto Tumetes tangguh Jogjakarta Paku Alaman

Jalak Ngore Pamor Tirto Tumetes tangguh Jogjakarta Paku Alaman

Old Keris Lurus Jalak Ruwuh Bulu Ayam Blambangan

Old Keris Lurus Jalak Ruwuh Bulu Ayam Blambangan

Keris Jalak Budha

Keris Jalak Budha

Ceremonial weapons of the Majapahit Empire, Java

arjuna-vallabha: “ Ceremonial weapons of the Majapahit Empire, Java ”

Repousse Kris Handle in the form of a Demon  11th-14th century. Gold. Java, Indonesia. | Copyright © 2015 The Yale University Art Gallery

Repousse Kris Handle in the form of a Demon

Membuat keris, Jawa

Membuat keris, Jawa

Keris hilt c.1820 Gold, gilded silver, ruby

Keris hilt c.1820 Gold, gilded silver, ruby