Ukiran, antique kris handle Bali
Model: Cekah solas
CECAH SOLAS's name refers to the 11 notches. Solas = 11. (with the indentations on the back of the grip this would refer to the folds in the sarong). In the past it was used by soldiers, because they were supposed to contribute to invulnerability. These can be found on Lombok too.
ukiran Bali / Lombok
wanda: Cekah solas
mendak / uwer: 8 rose cabochons (glass)
Manufacturer: Hardwood, beautiful patina.
Height: 13.5 cm, wide head 6 cm.
Including marble foot: 6.5 x 6.5 x 3 cm.
- Keris handle
- Indigenous object name
- kris greep / ukiran
- Region/ country
- Bali, Indonesia
- 2nd half 19th century
- Sold with stand
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