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Ulu Bali Bahtara Banyu Silver 1106 -A very good example of a keris hilt from the island of Bali. Carved from wood, and fully encased with finely repoussed silver, with details that shows facial and bodily features that needs added mentioning. It is depicting the deity called Bahtara Banyu who was assigned to organize and master the wind. At the time of Treta Yuga, Batara Bayu became Hanoman's teacher.

Price:- US$840 excluding shipping.

Ulu Bugis Kerdas Fossil Garham Gajah 0120 – Rare example of a keris hilt made from fossilized mammoth molar or garham gajah. Well carved in the pistol grip of kerdas form, with reference to a local fruit in the shape of the hilt.

Sold.

Ulu Tajong Kingfisher Deer Horn 0120 – A fine example of a keris hilt from the northern Malaysian peninsular regions of Kelantan as well as the southern Thailand region of Patani. Made of white deer horn, or kijang putih, it is very finely carved in the form called the tajong. It has been described by writers from the west as a kingfisher. It is also called "Pekaka" by many in the area, in resemblance to a bird of the same name. Although it does resemble a bird, closer look at the handle shows it to be more of a "demonic" figurine.

Price:-
US$270 excluding shipping.
New.

Ulu Melayu Terengganu Jawa Demam Perak 0120 – A very good example of a keris hilt from the northern Malaysian peninsular regions of Terrengganu. Made of woods, and is fully encased with finely repoussed silver, and in the jawa demam form, typical of the region’s styles.

Price:- US$225 excluding shipping. New.

Ulu Bugis Riau Kerdas Ukiran 0120 – A fine example of a keris hilt from the southern Sumatran regions of Bugis, Riau Lingga. Made of hard, and well selected kemuning woods, with natural flashing grains, it is finely carved with deep floral motifs, and fine checkered motifs at places.  Made in the kerdas, or pistol grip form, typical of the region’s styles.

Price:- US$185 excluding shipping. New.

Ulu Cirebon Jawa Demam Wood 0120 - A very good and rare example of keris handle from the northern Javanese coastal region of Pesisir, Cirebon. Made of dark and hardwoods called kenaung, it is finely carved in a form that has the top half in the jawa demam form, with the base having the triangular motifs called pucok rebong, typical of the region's styles.

Price:- US$155 excluding shipping. New.

Ulu Coteng Thailand Silver 0117 -A very rare example of a keris handle from the southern Thailand regions of Patani. Unique form of handle is made of wood and is fully encased with finely repoussed silver in a bird like figurine called the coteng. Although it does resemble a bird, closer look at the handle shows it to be more of a "demonic" figurine. Its wide eyes and long beak has a bird's resemblance, but the teeth and fangs, shows otherwise.

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Ulu Bali Kocekan Pelet Wood 0120 - A very good example of keris handle from the island of Bali. It is very well carved in the kocekan form , and made from very well selected hardwoods called pelet, that has dark grained appearing due to fungal attack. These black grains are also associated to certain mystical properties.

Price:- US$145 excluding shipping. New.

Ulu Melayu Bugis Kerdas Ukiran 0120 – A fine example of a keris hilt from the southern Malaysian peninsular regions of Bugis, Riau Lingga. Made of hard, and well selected kemuning woods, with natural flashing grains, it is finely carved with deep floral motifs, and fine checkered motifs at places, and in the kerdas, or pistol grip form, typical of the region’s styles.

Price:- US$135 excluding shipping.

Ulu Badek Bugis Buffalo Bone 0120 – A fine example of a hilt made for the Bugis side weapon called the badek. Made of buffalo bone, it is finely and deeply carved with floral motifs, and in a pistol grip kind of form usually common from the region.

Price:- US$120 excluding shipping. New.

Ulu Bugis Sulawesi Allah 0120 - A keris hilt from the southern Sulawesi region of Bugis. Made of hard kemuning woods and in the form called kerdas in reference to a local fruit, and is finely carved with deep floral motifs having the words Allah at the middle.

Sold.

Ulu Madura Donoriko Wood 0120 - From the island of Madura, this keris hilt is made from hard kemuning woods and it is finely carved in the donoriko form with interesting floral and less common flowing leaves motifs.

Price:- US$80 excluding shipping. New.

Ulu Kelantan Pekaka Buffalo Horn 0120 – A very good example of a keris hilt from the northern Malaysian peninsular region of Kelantan. Made of  buffalo bone, it is very well carved with floral motifs at places, and in the jawa demam pekaka form. Best suited for a pandai saras blade, referring to a typical styled blade characteristics from the region.

Price:- US$70 excluding shipping. New.

Ulu Palembang Buffalo Horn 0120 –  A keris hilt from the southern Sumatra region of Palembang. Made of buffalo horn and finely carved in a semi relief human figurine form commonly seen from the region. Best suited for an executioner's keris or keris penyalang.

Sold.

Ulu Sumbawa Squatting Figurine 0515 - From the eastern island of Sumbawa, this figurine hilt form maybe similar to Batak, Sumatra, but the rounded base of the handle is a characteristic similar to the Bugis kerdas form, and hence the piece is from Sumbawa island, where Bugis influences are strong.

Condition: Very good condition. Price:- US$190 excluding shipping.

blowongan001small.jpg (31921 bytes)A Javanese styled keris stand, for two kerises and a short spear or tombak. Made of hard teak woods or jati, it is well carved with see through works or kerawangan. The top carvings has the Surakarta emblem showing the earth, sun, moon, star and the tiara or crown.

Condition: Excellent condition. Newly made, with the base wood made from a single piece of hard teak.

Price:- US$70 excluding shipping.

blowongan002small.jpg (44411 bytes)A Javanese styled keris stand, for two kerises. Made of hard teak woods or jati, and well carved with floral motifs and see through works or kerawangan.

Condition: Excellent condition. Newly made, with the base wood made from a single piece of hard teak.

Price:- US$58 excluding shipping.

blowongan003small.jpg (28088 bytes)A Javanese styled keris stand, for a single keris. Made of hard teak woods or jati, it is well carved with see through works or kerawangan. The top carvings has the Surakarta emblem showing the earth, sun, moon, star and the tiara or crown.

Condition: Excellent condition. Newly made, with the base wood made from a single piece of hard teak.

Price:- US$47 excluding shipping.

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