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Gargoyle hilt keris

Gargoyle hilt keris

This wood keris hilt is from Madura. The detailed carving shows a classic stylized bird motif together with botanical decoration. The design style of this piece is classic and is found frequently in keris from this region.  Catalog No.: 851 Nature: Keris Hilt Origin: Madura Source: Aspidistra Collection Material: Wood Age: Unknown Price: € 480

This wood keris hilt is from Madura. The detailed carving shows a classic stylized bird motif together with botanical decoration. The design style of this piece is classic and is found frequently in keris from this region. Catalog No.: 851 Nature: Keris Hilt Origin: Madura Source: Aspidistra Collection Material: Wood Age: Unknown Price: € 480

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Sinhala / Sri Lankan Swords?

Ethnographic Arms & Armour - Sinhala / Sri Lankan Swords?

Keris Hilt from Sulawesi This is a wooden keris hilt (also known as a “kris), from Sulawesi, Indonesia. The carving is a classic bird motif.  The piece is not terribly old, and while the dramatic “beak” of the bird clearly renders this piece inappropriate for a working knife, it also makes for a dramatic visual. A great display piece.

Keris Hilt from Sulawesi This is a wooden keris hilt (also known as a “kris), from Sulawesi, Indonesia. The carving is a classic bird motif. The piece is not terribly old, and while the dramatic “beak” of the bird clearly renders this piece inappropriate for a working knife, it also makes for a dramatic visual. A great display piece.