MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Bugis Sumbawa Lurus Blarak Ngirid 0516.
Keris Bugis Sumbawa Lurus Blarak
Ngirid 0516 - A very good and rare example of a
keris from eastern Indonesian island of Sumbawa. Finely carved handle in the
jawa demam form is made from hard sono kling woods. Top sheath in the
square tebeng form is made from well grained dark woods. The bottom stem
is made of wood and is fully encased with finely repoussed brass stem cover or
pendok. A well repousses copper alloy pendoko or ferrule complete
Very sturdy and straight, or lurus blade, with prominent spine, or ada-ada, and doubles fullers, or sogokan, with well executed base features or perabots.
Pamor patterns are rare and condense, and are arranged in the miring technique called pamor blarak ngirid, or coconut leaf. It is said to enhance the owner's status.
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 19th century blade, with newly made fittings.
Length of blade: 14.25". Overall length: 18.75".
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$35.00 per kilogram by FedEx (3 days) and Speedpost are at US$24.00 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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