A good Malayan kris c 1900.
S E Asia
A good Malayan kris c 1900. The slender straight blade with distinctive black and grey pamor. Gilt filigree cup, the Garuda hilt carved from hippopotamus ivory. Contained in its wooden sheath with hippo ivory tip. Good patina overall.
Blade length 11¾" (30cms) Overall length 14¾" (37.5cms)