MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of  Keris

Keris Jawa Lurus Ladrangan Tilam Sari. 

Keris Jawa Lurus Ladrangan Tilam Sari - A very good and rare example of a keris from the central Javanese region of Surakarta. Top sheath or wrangka is in the ladrangan Solo styles and is made of very well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains. Handle is also made of similar woods with natural flashing grains. Bottom stem is encased with an open brass cover or pendok blewah. A finely granulated silver ferrule or mendak completes fittings.

Very sturdy blade with prominent spine and plain base features that has an overall shape or dapor called tilam sari.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique and are of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. It is said to enhance the owner’s material well being.

Condition: Very g
ood 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 late19th century with late 20th century hilt and ferrule.

Length of blade: 14.4".   Overall length: 19".

Our terms:

Our Pledge:

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.

We advise interested buyers to please feel free without any obligations, to ask for more information or pictures of the items interested. We are also open to any comments on our item's descriptions.

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