Antique 19th century Indonesian Java Madura Islamic Sword Dagger Kris Keris
Antique 19th century Indonesian -Java- Madura, Islamic short sword - dagger. The very sturdy blade Lurus, dapor Tilam Upih is finely hand forged with beautiful Pamor Ujung Gunung.
Magical Pamor Ujung Gunung protects from all dangers, visible or invisible, witchcraft, Blackmagic and evil spirits .
Warangka: Ladrang cagok type with nice flamed Timoho wood pattern. Wears a brass, half open pendok, a Blewah model slot showing the precious wood.
A hard wood hilt finely carved in relief with leaf and intricate fern-like motives. Mendak with zirconia stones.
Madura being a primarily Islamic island off the east coast of Java and near to Bali, all of which are parts of the Indonesian archipelago.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, edges of warangka, slightly chipped. Otherwise in good condition. Please notice that the pictures in the listing are part of the description of the condition of the object.
Overall length with the scabbard: 43.7 cm (17 13⁄64 inches)
Overall length without the scabbard: 43.5 cm (171⁄8 inches)
1.The Invincible Krises 2 by Vanna Ghiringhelli
2. Kris Gli Invincibili: Kris The Invincible [The invincible krises] by Vanna Ghiringhelli
3. Traditional Weapons of the Indonesian Archipelago by Albert G. van Zonneveld