19th & 20th century tiaras

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Lady’s Kris Dagger

  • Dated: mid-19th century
  • Place of Origin: Indonesia
  • Measurements: overall length 21 cm

Featuring a short, undulated blade of fine pamor, slightly chiselled at the base, the dagger has a silver mendak decorated with cabochon hard stones. The chiselled and engraved bone grip comes with an angled pommel.

The warangka features wooden gambar entirely silver-plated and richly decorated with filigree. At the centre there’s a detachable suspension bow with chain, decorated with cabochons en suite with the mendak, cabochons at the upper part, too.

Source: Copyright 2014 © Czerny’s International Auction House S.R.L.

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John Atkinson Grimshaw,The Lady of Shalott (detail)

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Just look at this bastard, with his pretty dresses and perfect face Y_Y

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