MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Palembang Luk 7 Ulu Dewa Batu Lapak.
Keris Palembang Luk 7 Ulu Dewa Batu Lapak - A very
good and rare example of a Palembang, South Sumatran keris. The handle is
made of hard ebony woods, and is in the bird like figurine form typical of the
region. The top sheath is made from hard and and well selected kemuning
woods with natural flashing grains, with the bottom stem made of angsena
woods with tiger’s stripe grains. A well repoussed white metal ferrule or
selut completes fittings.
Very sturdy and rather thick blade with 7 waves or luks and, has well executed perabots or base features.
Pamor patterns are very condense and arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. All patterns are unplanned and called pamor tiban, with a prominent semi circle formation at the base called pamor batu lapak or saddle stone.
The pamor wos utah is said to enhance the owner’s material well being, while the pamor batu lapak is highly sought after for it strong protective properties.
Condition: Aside from minor hairline cracks at the hilt, rest is all in 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: 13.8". Overall length: 17.8".
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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