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Keris Jawa Timur Luk 13 Pelet.

Keris Jawa Timur Luk 13 Pelet – A very good example of a keris from the eastern Javanese region. Wrangka or top sheath in the ladrangan branggah styles and rest of sheath are made from very well selected pelet woods with natural contrasting grains that occurs due to fungal attack. A silver ferrule or mendak completes fittings.

Very long and sturdy blade with 13 meandering waves and prominent spine, has very well executed base features or perabots. The overall shape or dapor is called sangkelat.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique with condense pamor patterns called wos utah or scattered rice. It is said to enhance the owner’s material well being.

Condition: Very g
ood condition
.Aside from minor hairline cracks, rest is all in 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 late 19th century.

Length of blade: 15.8".   Overall length: 21".

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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