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