A Malayan Peninsula kris
A Malayan Peninsula kris, 19th Century. The wavy blade forged from meteoric iron with the pamor etched in relief. The hilt of hippopotamus ivory in the form of Garuda, the brass cup chiselled with flowers and foliage. Contained in its wooden sheath with an ivory tip.
Blade length 12¼” (30.8cms) Overall length (including sheath) 17¼” (44cms)