ASIAN ART and ANTIQUES

Welcome to the sanderderksart.com antiques page. This page is dedicated to my deep interest and love for Asian antiques. Here I present a selection of items which are for sale. This page will be updated periodically. Every item is accompanied by photographs, research findings and public references (if available). You will find items such as keris, jewelry, ukiran, baskets, and many more.

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Eastern Sumatran keris, late 19th century. A complete and authentic Sumatran keris. This keris has a very nice wood sheath and handle. Almost an ‘velvet’ appearance. A brass filligrain selut, top and bottom part are loose but can be easily fixed. A spectaculair 7 luk pamor blade. The blade has a flat section running al the way to the point. Peksi is complete, the fit is 100%. It is a razor-sharp and heavy blade. A seldom seen keris in a very good and original condition. €625-

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Sold-Javanese silver jewelry in the form of a fish, 19th century, silver. A very scarce piece of Javanese jewelry with Peranakan/chinese influence. Worn by Chinese boys living on Java Indonesia. Perfect condition, extremely hard to find. Ex Aalderink Amsterdam.

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Hold-Batak Duri-Duri ear jewelry, 19th century, silver gilt. A scarce piece of Batak jewelry with Sumatran origin. Perfect condition, hard to find.

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Bugis keris, 19th century, Tolli. A complete and authentic Bugis keris. This specimen has a very nice wood sheath and handle. A brass selut, woven tolli and spectaculair pamor (kurissi or blarak sineret) on the wilah. The fit is fine. It is a rather heavy blade. Typical of the Bugis from Celebes. €575-

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Batak bracelet, 19th century. A rare and very detailed -textbook- Batak bracelet. Made of brass/copper. Sumatran. Wrist diameter 5,7cm, weight 267g. €550-

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Peranakan silver purse hook, 19/20th century. A rare and very detailed purse or key hook, Straits Chinese. Length including the ring 9cm. Weight 26g. Makers mark on the reverse. €250-

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Malay sirihbox, 19th century. A very nice and big silver sirihbox. Total weight 133g. Dimensions of the large box 8x6cm. In pristine condition. A very nice trapped locking system. €450-

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Tajong keris hilt, 19th century. Malay. Dark wood ukiran. 13cm wide. 7,8cm high. Pristine quality. Only a small ‘age crack’ in the nose on one side. No repairs, no further cracks. The carving details are very fine. €450-

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Sumatran Bugis keris, eastern Sumatra, 19th century. A very fine specimen. Wood handle and wranka. Sheath covered with embossed copper. On the backside it reads ‘Allah’. The condition is outstanding, no damages. The keris fits perfectly in the sheet. €325-

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Tajong keris hilt, 19th century. Malay. Dark heavy wood, partly gilded. 12,5cm wide. 8,5cm high. Pendokok is silver with traces of gilt. Very fine condition. Nice detailed carving. €450-

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Sulu/Moro keris, 19th century. Philippines. Total length sheated 70cm. 17 luk. Very impressive laminated blade in a wonderfull condition. Separated ganja. Could use an etch. Small crack in the gandar, just below the sampir. The fit is fine. €750

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Sulu/Moro keris, 19th century. Philippines. Total length sheated 70,5cm. Straight, laminated and blackened blade. Very impressive and heavy fighting piece in fine condition. Some repairs in the top part of the sheath, small piece missing on the side. The sheath is nicely carved in front, both top and downside. The fit is fine. €600-

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Madurese ceremonial ricebasket, around 1900. H 22cm, W 24cm. In a seldom seen good condition. Most of the gilding is still there. No cracks or pieces missing of the wood and weaving. The leather strips on the inside show signs of usage. A very nice and attractive showpiece. €350-

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Sold- Malay keris, Terengganu, 19th century. A very nice Malay keris with pamor adeg. The pamor consists of three broad lines moving towards the tip. In between the broad lines there are very fine pamor lines moving upwards to the tip. It is a rather ‘chunky’ blade. Total length sheated 44cm. The blade including the jawa demam ukiran measures 41cm. 9 luk. The overall state is very good. Some nice carvings on the handle and sheath.

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Sold – Jambi keris with hilt. Scabbard and pendokok missing. 19th century, Sumatra. A very fine executed pamor blade. Rare find.

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Sold – Coteng keris hilt, unknown age. Malay/Thailand. Made of brass. Lost wax method. W 13cm, H 7,3cm. Very fine details.

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Sold. Keris Java Surakarta, 19th/early 20th cent. A very nice keris with Buntil Mayat/Mayit pamor, also (mistakenly) known as or referred to as ‘death shroud pamor’. Straight wilah, nicely executed. Overal state is very good. Fit of the blade in the wranka is perfect. Wranka is made of a very nice wood type. Copper pendok. The mendak with intan.

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Sold. Keris Tajong, pandai saras. Malay, 19th cent. A very nice keris Tajong. 7 luk. Total length 60cm. Wood sheath and handle. Overal state is very good. Fit of the blade in the wranka is perfect. Wranka is made of a very nice burl wood.

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Sold. Tanimbar earring, Moluccas, 19th century. Made from bronze. The earring has a very nice patina. It is worn as a singular piece.

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Sold. Tibet, officials earring. ca. 1900. In a very good state, accompanied by it’s original metal box. It is made from brass, gold, glass and turquoise.