Antique Indonesian Buginese Keris or Kris from Celebes-Sulawesi

Lovely antique Indonesian Buginese  /  Bugis Keris or Kris dagger dating to the 19th century

Fantastic thick sturdy  steel blade with waves and strongly defined pamor pattern welded surface - a fine piece of craftsmanship

The hilt of glossy wood carved as a stylised figure leaning over for a pistol type grip, sheath of hard grained glossy wood. 17.5 inches long  overall

A genuine authentic old fighting keris, Buginese kris have some of the best blades of the keris world and this is a fine example in excellent condition, age wear