Indonesia ~ Sumatra, Riau, Dumai | Portable royal betelnut set (chelpa); 18k gold, diamond | 19th century | Set consists of a larger box to hold the nut of the pinang palm, and a smaller box for slaked lime. ||| Source; Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity and Evolution. Bruce W Carpenter. Pg 52

century Indonesian portable royal betelnut set, or "chelpa. "Set consists of a larger box to hold the nut of the pinang palm and a smaller box for slaked lime.

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. dating: Century

Bugis Keris Hilt

Bugis Keris Hilt

ANTIQUE IVORY HANDLE Style : DONORIKO Material : ELEPHANT IVORY Carved : MADURA SUMENEP

ANTIQUE IVORY HANDLE Style : DONORIKO Material : ELEPHANT IVORY Carved : MADURA SUMENEP

Keris Tajung.

Keris Tajung.

Kris (dagger) of King William I, circa 1835. This kris was presented to King William I by the Sultan of Madura, Cakra Adinigrat VIII, in 1835. In an accompanying letter, the sultan expressed a thousand thanks for his appointment as a Commander in the Order of the Dutch Lion. His gift to the king was a kris ‘made at my kraton [= palace]’.

kris (dagger) studded with no fewer than 115 diamonds, which was a gift from the Sultan of Madura to King William I of the Netherlands.

Cédric Le Dauphin – Paris Tribal

Cédric Le Dauphin – Paris Tribal

Keris hilt (50)

Keris hilt (50)

Handle of a Kris, 19th century, Javanese, Gilded copper, wood core, length 10.8 cm

Handle of a Kris century Javanese Gilded copper, wood core, length cm

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