1 KERIS LUK 9, IN A BRASS SCABBARD, JAVA/INDONESIA,
with a wavy damask blade (9 luk), very nice markings, in an excellent condition, no signs of rust, visible pamor and exquisite patina. A Naga has been incorporated into the steel at the top end of the luk blade.
Keris handle: intricately cut handle with an ornate carving, made from burl wood.
With a gold-plated silver mount and colour trim.
Scabbard: wooden scabbard with a curved scabbard throat, encased all-round with exquisitely engraved brass, mounts, scabbard throat, curved, in a perfect condition.
Provenance: Landshuter Rüstkammer, auction house for antique weapons: international auction,
‘Oriental Weapons from a West German Collection’: lot no.: 398, figure: 398.
- Total nr of items
- Indigenous object name
- Keris Luk 9
- Region/ country
- Java, Indonesia
- Damaszkuszi acél, sárgaréz, ezüst-aranyozott, drágakövek, Damaszkuszi acél/vas, Fa
- Early 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 5×20×50 cm
- 310 g