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Title: Het vervaardigen van Krissen. [WITH: J.J. MEIJER, Een Javaansch Handschrift over Pamor-Motieven. Reprinted from:NION, 1916-1918.
Description: Amsterdam, s.n., 1993. Two parts in one volume. Large 8į., original publ. cloth with cover title. 79, 20pp. (versos blank). coloured illustrations on 2 plates, featuring a variety of decorative Handles of various material, numerous black/white captioned illustrations in text and full page with detailed images of the Keris: types of Blades, Pamor, handles of various materials, Ganja, sheaths and decorative oversheaths of various materials, list of tools used. Dutch language contribution to the manufacture of the Keris, observed and described; the second richly illustrated contribution by J.J. Meijer describes and illustrates in detail the variety of pamor motifs applied to Keris blades, translated after a Javanese manuscript with javanese language identification to pamor, translated into dutch. Both surveys have been originally published separate parts over a long period of time, reprinted from the famous dutch language monthly Nederlandsch IndiŽ Oud en Nieuw. Original parts are very hand to find nowadays. Very good copy. Rare.

Keywords: keris kris krissen contribution survey manufacture pamor motifs ganja sheaths oversheats blades manufacure tools culture heritage legacy colonialism indonesia southeastasia crafts smithing

Price: EUR 350.00 = appr. US$ 380.40 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 50799