Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Total Mystery to Me

In Asian > Asian Statues > Show & Tell.
Asian Statues241 of 771Chinese or Japanese stone statue Asian wooden Japanese Crane Statute
Love it
Like it

ho2cultchaho2cultcha loves this.
EfesgirlEfesgirl loves this.
WindwalkerWindwalker loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 3 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 2 years ago


(1 item)

Height: 29"
Circumference: 26"
Width across chest: 9"
Depth: 8"

I was given this as a gift. The person who gave me this gift could only tell me that they bought it at an online estate sale. No markings indication an artist. All I know is it's spectacular and totally awesome and I want to learn as much as possible about it. My guess is a Hanuman Kris Holder Balinese.
Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm hoping to find out when he was made. Whether it has any religious meaning. Is it some sort of guardian. Where it was possibly made. If he is depicting a god or a mythical creature I would like to know which one and what his role was.

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.


  1. Windwalker Windwalker, 2 years ago
    Whats it made of ..and I would sneak into a church and fill a bottle of holly water and bring it home and bless the heck out of it... smiling........ nice gift
  2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
    "Keris" holder, you mean. I think that is exactly what it is, judging from what I've seen online.

  3. Mrsbillvi, 2 years ago
    It's hand carved out of one single piece of wood. It was painted. I'm trying to find out what kind of wood. I'll try to see if I can take a detailed photo of the bottom. The reason I believe it may be a Keris holder is because his hand is carved in such a way as if it was holding something.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.