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

Keris Melayu Riau Luk 9 Ulu Tandok Kerbau 1220.

Keris Melayu Riau Luk 9 Ulu Tandok Kerbau 1220 � A good example of a keris from the southern Sumatran region of Riau Finely carved hilt in the jawa demam from is made from buffalo or kerbau horn, having a well repoussed silver pendoko or ferrule base. To sheath is made from well selected kemuning woods, with the bottom stem having a silver base of buntut.

Very sturdy blade with 9 luks or waves and a prominent spine, with the base features or perabots, having the nguku bima or bima's claw.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the pamor kulit semagko or melon skin variations, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

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.

Length of blade: 14.5".   Overall length: 18".

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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