MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of  Keris

Ulu Palembang Figurine Horn 0117.

Ulu Palembang Figurine Horn 0117 - Another very good and rare example of a keris hilt from the southern Sumatran region of Palembang. Made of buffalo horn, or tandok kerbau, it is in the form of a human relief figurine that is quite common from the region. The minute carvings needs added mentioning, and this minutely repeated floral motifs is also quite unique to the region.

Condition: Very good condition.

Age:  Krises are traditionally made without any date stampings or engravings of the makers' name. Although a kris smith or "empu" has his own styles configured together with the dapor and especially the ganjar (cross piece). Obvious age wear and tear, usage, familiarity with forms, motifs and designs, origin and history, mediums and materials used are our guidelines in determining an approximate age. This particular piece, from our experience and knowledge, should go back to the late 19th early 20th century.

Dimensions: Please see top left hand corner picture.

Price:- US$195 excluding shipping.

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We are confident that you will be satisfied with this item and we guarantee it to be materially as presented. However, if the item does meet your expectations, it may be returned within 7 days of receipt for a complete refund of the purchased price, less the shipping cost, provided the item is returned in its original condition.

We advise interested buyers to please feel free without any obligations, to ask for more information or pictures of the items interested. We are also open to any comments on our item's descriptions.

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