MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Jawa Betok Sajen Picetan.
Keris Jawa Betok Sajen Picetan – Another rare
example of a keris from central java called the keris sajen. Newly
made sheath in the sandang walikat form is made from a single piece of
kemuning woods with no joints.
The hilt and blade is made one with the hilt in the form of a human figurine. This hilt form is called ulu sajen, and is attributed to the Majapahit era.
Short and broad blade with minimal base features has an overall shape called betok.
Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring technique, and are of the adeg or standing variations.
At the surface of the blade, there are a few depression marks caused by pinching the red hot blade with the bare finger’s and thumb. This technique is called picetan and is done to infuse more mystical properties to the keris.
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 early 16th century.
Length of blade: 6.5". Overall length: 9.5".
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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$32.00 per kilogram by FedEx (3 days) and Speedpost are at US$22.00 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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