Southeast Asian and early Chinese ceramics by Abhaya Asian Art Abhaya Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1332332 (stock #3208)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$650.00
Collection of 4 complete Javanese kris. These were collected in the 1980s in Java and date from the 1920 to 1950 (more or less). These are authentic serviceable knives i.e., not decorative or tourist pieces. Condition wise they all have minor damage but with exception of kris #3 (the handle may be not be that old and the tip of the blade has nicks) the blades are all good. Scale is enlargements.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre 1920 item #1317104 (stock #3163)
Abhaya Asian Antiques
$400.00
Unique ensemble of rattan and bamboo splitting knives circa 60 to 90 years old. As with all old Thai things even their simple daily use items were done with style and beauty, nowadays this sort of thing is imported in mass quantities from China. These tools would have been used to cut and split rattan and bamboo etc to create everything from baskets, village house walls to fish traps...