MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Melayu Anak Alang Ulu Tandok 710.
Keris Melayu Anak Alang Ulu Tandok 710 – A very good
and rather rare example of a slim keris from the Malaysian peninsular regions.
Well carved handle in the tapak kuda or horses’ hoof form, is made from
buffalo horn, having a white metal ferrule or pendoko. Top sheath, or
sampir in Malay, is made in the sabit bulan or crescent moon form
from well selected kemuning woods. Bottom stem is made of angsana
woods with tiger’s stripe grains having a kemuning bottom tip.
Long, slim and very sturdy blade with well executed base features especially the grenengs or fretworks, has an overall shape or dapor called anak alang. Its shape is very similar to the executioner’s keris or keris panjang, and this resemblance attach it to status wear.
Pamor patterns are arrange din the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, which 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 mid to late 19th century blade and hilt, with late 20th century wooden sheath.
Length of blade: 15". Overall length: 20.5".
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$32.00 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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