MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Jawa Jogja Luk 5 Kelingan.
Keris Jawa Jogja Luk 5 Kelingan – A very good and
rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta.
Fittings in the gayaman Jogja styles, with the hilt and the top sheath or
wrangka made of well selected pelet woods with natural contrasting
grains. Bottom stem is fully encased with a well repoussed brass stem cover or
pendok bunton. A silver ferrule or mendak with colored glass
profusion completes fittings.
Rare blade with prominent spine and 5 meandering luks located at the bottom half of the blade, with the base features or perabots using the uncommon gandik and a wavy cross piece or ganjar wilut.
Metals used for the blade shows
high carbon irons instead of using nickel metals to avoid having bright pamor
lines. These high carbon metals are called besi kelingan, and are
sought after by warriors for its strong protective or bravery qualities needed
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 middle 20th century.
Length of blade: 14". Overall length: 18.3".
Buyer will pre-pay, plus shipping and insurance (optional), which will be calculated upon receipt of address.
We accept American Express credit card mail orders and International checks in Singapore dollars, or bank or wire transfers. Please allow a few days for clearance. Items are dispatched only after payments are cleared.
We also accept PayPal, Western Union and other forms of payment maybe accepted, but has to be clarified first.
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$33.00 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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