MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Bali Luk 11 Bungkem Hujan Mas 0322.
Keris Bali Luk 11 Bungkem Hujan Mas 0322 - A very good and rare example of a keris from the island of Bali. Silver hilt is finely made in a semi deity form, depicting a bald headed figurine in a rather erotic posture. The gayaman form sheath is made from very well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. Bottom stem is encased with finely repoussed brass cover having the endless swirl motifs at the back top. A semi precious studded silver ferrule or ewer in Balinese, complete the fittings.
blade with 11 waves or luks and very well executed base features or perabots,
having the rare kembang kacang bungkem; where the elephant trunk
touches the blade..
Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique showing small circles forming along the middle, called pamor hujan emas or golden showers pamor.
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 middle 19th century.
Length of blade: 16". Overall length: 25.5".
Price:- US$1,150 excluding shipping.
Buyer will pre-pay, plus shipping and insurance (optional), which will be calculated upon receipt of address.
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Shipment by air courier. Shipments by reliably known Federal Express. Depending on destination, please allow a maximum of 5 working days for safe delivery time. Other cheaper forms of delivery are available through Speedpost, an arm of the postal service here. Do not hesitate to e-mail for details.
To the U.S.A, present rates are at US$75.00 per kilogram by FedEx (3 days) and Speedpost are at US$44.00 per kilogram (10 days). Other destinations please do inquire.
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.
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