19C Malaysian / Peninsular Jawa Deman Palembang
Keris / Kris, sold
In aged but good order, a well carved Malaysian / Peninsular Jawa
Deman Palembang Keris / Kris, dated to 1897 by the original British
A beautiful old keris with very well carved hilt and wavy 9 luk
blade; the remains of a painted record / not on the blade shows
a British serviceman or possibly civil servant by the name of "Weller"
acquired this keris in 1897. 12 3/4 inch blade, some light pitting.
Carved wooden grip / hilt with no apparent damage except for some
light cracking of the tropical wood as to be expected. The hand
painted fine date, etc. inscription would easily remove from the
blade if required. A great little item. Please quote item reference
D45 (714). Full sized images available upon request.