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Whalebone Hilt

A very old Buginese kerishilt with interesting details.

Between the floral carvings the arabic text " Allah" and in front

 a vague kind of kneeling figure ?

The pendoko of fine filligrain silver with faded gilding.

The material is whalebone what is seldom used for keris handles.

Bugi - Sulawesi 

18/ 19th century 

Size total: 10  cm long

€ 750,- 


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