Antique Philippine Muslim Moro Islamic Dagger Sword Punal Keris Kris
Antique 19th century Philippine, Mindanao Muslim Moro - Islamic dagger – Punal, keris, kris.
Details: A sturdy double-edged very sharp flamboyant steel blade with 9 luk (waves) chiseled, on both sides with a floral motif. Silver plated copper lobed pistol hilt engraved with scrolls. In its originally silver-plated copper scabbard with a suspension mount finely reposed chased over its full surface with scrollwork.
REFERENCES: 1) “A Glossary of the Construction, Decoration and Use of Arms and Armor” by George Cameron Stone.
The buyer will be provided with a copy of the pages from the mentioned references and a certificate of authenticity.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, with fine age patina silver plating wear through, copper scabbard and hilt with dents.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length in its scabbard: 35.5 cm (13.98 inches).