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A mixed lot (2 pieces): Afghanistan, Bali.  1) A so-called 'Khyber knife', as used by the Pashtun (or Pathan) tribes in the area of the Khyber Pass in the border region between eastern Afghanistan and the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. 2) A kris dagger from Bali, Indonesia: with typical beautiful pamor (forged from several metal layers) and wavy blade (7 'waves'). Wooden handle, coloured black, in typical Balinese abstract form ('Cecekahan'). 1st third of the 20th century,

A mixed lot (2 pieces): Afghanistan, Bali. 1) A so-called 'Khyber knife', as used by the Pashtun (or Pathan) tribes in the area of the Khyber Pass in the border region between eastern Afghanistan and the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. 2) A kris dagger from Bali, Indonesia: with typical beautiful pamor (forged from several metal layers) and wavy blade (7 'waves'). Wooden handle, coloured black, in typical Balinese abstract form ('Cecekahan'). 1st third of the 20th century,

KRIS, Dagger: 20th Century Indonesia/Malaysia Steel, gold, ebony, gems, gilded silver.

This is a Keris. It is Indonesian knife and it used to be worn by the sultan. It is that a ghost lives in the knife so the knife always comes back to the owner. It symbolises authority and dignity.

Indian (South) cleaver, probably 17th to 18th century, steel, H. 15 11/16 in. (39.8 cm); H. of blade 8 in. (20.3 cm); W. 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm); Wt. 3 lbs. 9.1 oz. (1618.8 g), Met Museum, Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935.

Indian (South) cleaver, probably to century, steel, H.

2 Colorful Wood Bali keris Balinese Kris Weapon Knife Blade Dagger Sword Ubud | eBay

2 Colorful Wood Bali keris Balinese Kris Weapon Knife Blade Dagger Sword Ubud | eBay

The Kris or Keris is a dagger that originates from Indonesia and Malaysia. Kris knives with decorative scabbards are used throughout Indonesia as weapons and ritual objects, and are part of men’s ceremonial attire. The wavy iron blade of the knife represents a snake in movement and is thought to have power to protect its owner. In the past disputes were settled with this double edged dagger. The more people it killed the more valuable it became.

The Kris or Keris is a dagger that originates from Indonesia and Malaysia.

A poular with scabbard -  mid-19th Century.  India

Afghanistan pulwar with characteristic downturned quillons, century.

Something Theia would use

Indian khanjar dagger (A gift made by Chadli and given to his beloved, Ofinvea Samanmitha Adewole of Sylvia)

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