Keris Hilt, Rajamala

Tegal and Cirebon area, Java, Indonesia

Wood

19th/20th Century

4.5" x 3.5"

$1,200

Rajamala is a character from wayang (puppet theater) stories told in Indonesia and other parts of South East Asia.  Finely carved with edges softened from use.  There is a old crack where the handle originally attached to the blade.