Gowa Palembang kris

Very scarce Palembang kris with wooden scabbard completely covered with silver in Celebes Gowa style. The blade with very fine pamor. The ivory hilt is very fine carved and in good condition.

A not often seen example, see also Budaya Indonesia ( see last photo)

 

Dating from around 1900,

the silver dress somewhat later.

Size: 59  cm. Blade length 40 cm.

SOLD