Object Title

Dagger (kris)

Dagger (kris)

Date

1700-1799

Object Number

XXVID.95

Provenance

Purchased at auction, Christie, Manson and Woods, 22 May 1861, probably lot 198, with XXVID.94. From the Charles Scarisbrick collection.

Physical Description

The hilt and blade are made in one piece. The blade is straight, with a damaged point. The hilt is in the form of a human figure with an enlarged head, leaning forward.

Dimensions

BladeLength216mm
OverallLength280mm
DaggerWeight0.05kg

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Bali

Bibliographic References

J. Hewitt, addendum to the Official catalogue of the Tower Armouries, London, 1865, Ad.297, p. 9.

Viscount Dillon, Illustrated guide to the Armouries, London, 1910, xv.599, p. 22.