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Kris, Scabbard, D65.1038

Physical Description

Kris short sword. Slender, triple-curved watered, double-edged forged blade. Blade widens near hilt to distinctive sharp point on separate top piece of blade. Decorative fluted notches on opposite side. Brown wooden hilt fits over circular tang. Hilt hexagonal, carved next blade and pommel in scrolled form. Rounded, one-sided pommel. Light brown wooden scabbard, distinctive curved wide top piece for blade covered by plain silver sheath.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 505 x 200 x 48mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Kris): 440 x 90 x 34mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 500 x 200 x 50mm

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