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Keris Palembang Luk 5 Kembang Kacang Nyunti.

Keris Palembang Luk 5 Kembang Kacang Nyunti – A very good and rare example of a Palembang, South Sumatran keris. The handle in a bird like figurine for typical of the region, and top sheath are made of well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains, with the bottom stem made of angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains. A plain brass ferrule or selut completes fittings. 

  Long and sturdy blade with the base features or perabots well executed and using a rather large kembang kacang that is called kembang kacang nyunti.

  Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. All patterns are unplanned and called pamor tiban, with a prominent peak like formation at the base called pamor nunggak semi.
The pamor wos utah is said to enhance the owner’s material well being, while the pamor nunggak semi  is said to enhance the owner’s status.

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 early 19th century.

Length of blade: 14.6".   Overall length: 18.5".

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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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