Illustration principale
Knife Handel, Lombok
Lombok, Indonésia, 19th century

Wood, iron
Length : 18cm

Provenance : Aalderink, Amsterdam

Publication : "KunstKammer"
(M. Doustar, 2017), n°39
This very fine handle is carved with a tall protective figure in a typical gesture hands clasped the torso. The glossy reddish-brown patina shows great age and wear, probably as a betelnut crusher.
Price : 2.200 euros