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

Keris Minang Kabau Luk 7 Meteor.

Keris Minang Kabau Luk 7 Meteor – Another very good and rare example of a keris from the Sumatran regions of Minang Kabau. Handle in the kerdas form, and the top sheath are made from very well selected kemuning woods with tight flashing grains, with the bottom stem made of angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains. A thick and well repoussed brass ferrule completes fittings

Very sturdy blade with thick prominent spine and 7 waves or luks, has the base features or perabots very well executed.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique, and are called pamor kulit semangko or melon’s skin. Certain places shows homogenous nature that suggest the presence of meteoric metals.

The pamor kulit semangko 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 middle 19th century.

Length of blade: 10.3".   Overall length: 14.2".

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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