Antique Indonesian Java Borneo Islamic Javanese Jeweled Silver Buckle For Kris Keris Sword Dagger Belt
Antique 19th century Islamic Indonesian, Java-Borneo, Javanese aristocrat jeweled gilt silver Timang belt-buckle with Lerep loop for Kris – Keris sword - dagger belt, worn by the aristocrat’s courtiers as part of court dress at the royal Palace in Kraton Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat.
DETAILS: A set made of low-grade silver Belt buckle and loop pierced and engraved and set with bezel set rose-cut natural stones. The interiors are embellished with copper straps.
The Timang measures 8.5 cm x 6.4 cm (3.27 Inches x 2.56 inches)
The Lerep measures 7.8 cm x 4.5 cm (3.07 Inches x 1.57 inches)
WEIGHT: total weight of the set;123 grams.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage. missing one stone in the Lerep.
This set is exceptional because the two pieces are both original.
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Richter, A. (2000). The jewelry of Southeast Asia. London: Thames & Hudson. cat. 186, pp. 190.