kris holder

Carved wooden kris holder, in the form of a demon, raksasa. The demon stands astride a plinth made from several pieces of carved wood, all heavily painted. The figure is painted dark brown with details of armlets, necklace, anklets and belt indicated in carving and painted red. The region around the lips and superorbital region are also carved and painted red. Eyes and teeth include large canines are painted white; long black curly hair is indicated by carving. The figure is intended to hold a kris in its right hand which is crossed over the body.

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