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Keris Banjarmassin

Keris with bronze/copper gilded Jawa Deman,adorned with many diamonds. The blade is probably made in Sumatra or Negara after Javanese model with gold on the Ganja and Islamic gilded text beginning with

" Allah Akbar" .  The gandik with naga ( note the quite long upper lip) and a silver eye.

Scabbard of Gowa model with silver pendok.

The tip of the pendok and wranka has some damage.Possible traces of earlier gilding.

Came to us from a very old collection.

Dating from before 1900

Size hilt: 8  cm.

Size blade: 35,5cm

Total size : 45,5 cm.


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