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A FINE KRIS DAGGER, JAVA

Lot : 13

FINE ANTIQUE ARMS & ARMOR SALE

Estimate: $650.00 - $800.00

Starting Price: $600.00

Condition: Excellent

Dimensions: L: 19 7/8 in., (50.5 cm.)

Auction Date: October 28, 2017

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Fine Surakarta style hardwood hilt with a jeweled selut and gold mendak. Edward Fray's notes for this kris state: "l acquired wrangka (scabbard top) and pendok is the work of the last living Kris decorator connected with the old palace at Surakarta (solo)." Provenance: Collection of Edward Frey (1920-2003) Miami, Florida. Mr. Frey was a known collector and researcher of oriental arms and author of the book “The Kris Mystic Weapon of the Malay World.”