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A fine Bugis Chieftain keris
Marine ivory hilt
a fine Ganja-Iras blade
Stunning burl timber dress

A fine Bugis Chieftain Chieftain keris Marine ivory hilt a fine Ganja-Iras blade Stunning burl timber dress www.swordsantiqueweapons.com

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A very fine Bugus Chieftain Keris with marine ivory hilt.

Just over 44cms tall in the sheath, 43cms tall out with a blade just under 35cms.
The hilt is a well aged marine ivory type that remains in very good condition.
The carved and faceted mendak, now darkened with age may once have been gold washed and it too remains in very good condition.
The blade is a fine and rare Ganja-Iras type, showing good age, fine forging methods and has a twisted pesi with has been shortened slightly.
The sheath is an exceptional type being of a deep rich red burl timber of very fine quality.

A very fne and sought after Bugis Chieftain Keris from Malaysia.