MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Jawa Lurus Kinatah Emas 0822.
Keris Jawa Lurus Kinatah Emas 0822 -
A very good kris from central Javanese regions o Surakarta. Handle in the typical
form, is made from hard woods and has the base attachment called
studded with colour glass and crystals.
The sheath in the
and is made of very well selected kemuning woods
with natural flashing grains, and is made from a single piece of woods without
any joints, or
Sturdy blade is straight or lurus, having a prominent spine and well executed base features or perabots, with the base cross piece or ganjar having gold inlays or kinatah emas.
Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit
semangko or melon skin pamor, which is said to enhance the owner's
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, with newly made hilt.
Length of blade: 14.5". Overall length: 18".
Price:- US$290 excluding shipping.
Buyer will pre-pay, plus shipping and insurance (optional), which will be calculated upon receipt of address.
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To the U.S.A, present rates are at US$75.00 per kilogram by FedEx (3 days) and Speedpost are at US$44.00 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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