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Indonesian wood Kris keris Hilt Handle 18th-19th Century? With brass tacks/ nailheads. Beautifully carved bird and snake, the bird with the snake in its beak. The kris or keris is a distinctive, asymmetrical dagger from Indonesia. From the Estate of Dr. Gordon Saver, husband of Eunice Saver, an esteemed archaeologist of 35 years, known for her published work with the Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, her work with the International Institute for Mesopotamian Area Studies, her work on sites in Syria and elsewhere, and in researching and deciphering ancient hieroglyphics and cylinder seals. 3.5" length . .2lbs


Signe of use, wear. Very clear details. Some chips to the base rim.

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Antique Indonesian Wood Kris keris Hilt Handle bird

Estimate $600 - $800Jan 21, 2018