MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Melayu Luk7 Perut Ular.
Keris Melayu Luk7 Perut Ular – A very good and rare
example of a keris from the Malaysian peninsular regions. Handle in the
kerdas form and the top sheath or sampir are made from very well
selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains. Bottom stem is made
of angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains having finely repoussed
silver panels at the top and bottom tip. A thick and well repoussed gilded brass
ferrule or pendoko completes fittings.
Sturdy blade with 7 meandering waves or luks has the base feature or perabots very well executed, and rather typical of the Malay dapor called tok chu(?).
Pamor pattern are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique showing ovalish formations along the middle of the blade called pamor perut ular or snake’s belly. It is said to enhance the owner’s stature.
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 middle 19th century, with mid 20th century silverworks.
Length of blade: 14.4". Overall length: 18.1".
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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