MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Jawa Luk 11 Blarak Ngirid.
Keris Jawa Luk 11 Blarak Ngirid – A very good and
rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions. Top sheath or
wrangka is in the gayaman Surakarta styles and together with
the hilt, are made from well selected pellet woods that has naturally occurring
contrasting grains. Bottom stem is fully encased with gold plated brass stem
cover or pendok. A gold brass ferrule or mendak completes
Long and very sturdy blade with 11 meandering waves or luks and a prominent spine has the base features that includes the elephant’s trunk or kembang kacang and other smaller features or perabots are also well executed.
Pamor patterns are rare and are well arranged in the miring technique. They are of the blarak ngirid or coconut leaves variations, and 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 early 20th century blade with late 20th century fittings.
Length of blade: 15.5". Overall length: 20.8".
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$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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