Keris handle - Wood - kris greep / ukiran - Bali, Indonesia

Description
Keris handle - Wood - kris greep / ukiran - Bali, Indonesia
2nd half 19th century - Excellent

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
Material: wood.
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.

Lot details
Object
Keris handle
Indigenous object name
kris greep / ukiran
Region/ country
Bali, Indonesia
Material
Wood
Period
2nd half 19th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
0×0×0 cm
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