MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Jawa Luk 5 Singa Barong Combong.
Keris Jawa Luk 5 Singa Barong Combong – A very good and rare example of a
keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta. Fittings in the
gayaman Jogja styles with the top sheath or wrangka made of well
selected pellet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. Handle is
made from hard and dark ebony or trembalo, with the bottom stem fully
encased with finely repoussed silver with floral and bird motifs typical of
Long and very sturdy blade with 5 waves or luks and prominent spine, with very well executed and deep perabots or base features that has the rare loin or, singa barong at the base. The fullers at the base, or sogokan, have thinned out and through the blade probably due to rust and numerous citric acid cleanings. This occurrence is also called combong.
Pamor patterns are very condense and are forged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.
The pamor wos utah is said to enhance the owner’s material well being.
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 late 19th early 20th century.
Length of blade: 14". Overall length: 18.2".
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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