Kris of King William I, anonymous, 1835

Kris of King William I, anonymous, 1835

forging, l 52.0cm × w 12.0cm × d 4.3cm More details

This kris was presented to King William I by the Sultan of Madura, Cakra Adinigrat VIII, in 1835. In an accompanying letter, the sultan expressed a thousand thanks for his appointment as a Commander in the Order of the Dutch Lion. His gift to the king was a kris ‘made at my kraton [= palace]’. Two of the 117 diamonds decorating the scabbard are missing.

On display in room 0.12

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