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Keris Jawa Luk 5 Pendawa Pudak Setegal 0412.

Keris Jawa Luk 5 Pendawa Pudak Setegal 0412 –Another very rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions. Fittings in the gayaman Surakarta styles, with sheath made of well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring two toned grained called pelet. A well repoussed brass bottom stem cover or pendok completes fittings.

Long and sturdy blade with 5 waves or luks, with the base features or perabots having a couple of rare features that includes the sogokan or double base fullers that merges and extends till the tip. The other is the widening of the base along the sides and has is called pudak setegal. The overall shape or dapor is called pendawa in Javanese.

Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique with an overall background pamor of the wos utah or scattered rice variation.
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 the early 19th century.

Length of blade: 14".   Overall length: 19.8".

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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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