Kris of Governor-General Baud, Anonymous, 1834

Kris of Governor-General Baud, Anonymous, 1834

iron (metal), l 48.8cm × w 10.5cm × d 4.5cm. More details

J.C. Baud, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies, was presented with this kris by Mangkoe Adie Ningrat, ruler of Pamekasan, during his inspection tour on Java and Madura in 1834. The exchange of gifts between native rulers and Dutch officials was important in maintaining good diplomatic relations. A kris, as a symbol of power that protected its wearer against evil, was a highly appropriate gift.

On display in room 0.12-Z12.04 Daggers, sabres and foils

Collections with this work


Margot de Haan added this work to Wapens

October 26 2015 - 21 works 89 0

Barry Bodeving added this work to Tempo doeloe en andere exotische pracht

August 23 2015 - 109 works 141 1

René Sence added this work to Make Sense

May 13 2015 - 102 works 79 0

Make your own creations with this work