Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath
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Antique Malaysian Kris Dagger and Sheath

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Beautiful antique Kris knife form Malaysia with wavy blade. The handle is carved from ebony in the for of a bird, as is traditional for a Kris. The sheath is made from hardwood and silver.

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Both a weapon and spiritual object, kris are often considered to have an essence or presence, considered to possess magical powers, with some blades possessing good luck and others possessing bad.[10] Kris are used for display, as talismans with magical powers, weapons, a sanctified heirloom (pusaka), auxiliary equipment for court soldiers, an accessory for ceremonial dress, an indicator of social status, a symbol of heroism, etc.[10] Legendary kris that possess supernatural power and extraordinary ability were mentioned in traditional folktales, such as those of Empu Gandring, Taming Sari, and Setan Kober.