Originally Posted by A. G. Maisey
Jean, I'm not going to get into any sort of discussion in respect of the artistic worth of this hilt. It is a hilt. There are artistically fine hilts, and artistically inferior hilts, and everything in between.
However, what has thrown me is your reference to "the interpretation of the pudak flower in the back".
I cannot find a pandanus flower anywhere, and frankly, if this hilt is Nawa Sari, I would not expect to.
Where is the pudak flower?