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Keris Palembang Luk 9 Sempena Ujung Gunung.
Keris Palembang Luk 9 Sempena Ujung Gunung – A very
good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran region of Palembang.
Handle in the typical Palembang human figurine relief form is made from hard
kemuning woods having a repoussed silver ferrule or pendoko. Top
sheath is also made of well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing
grains, with an angsena wooden bottom stem.
Very sturdy straight blade with 9 sublime luks or waves has very well executed base features or perabots with an overall shape or dapor called sempana in Javanese.
Pamor patterns are condense, and are well arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon skin formation. All patterns are unplanned or pamor tiban, and at the base, an unplanned peak like formation is called ujung gunung.
The pamor kulit semangko is said to enhance the
owner’s popularity while the pamor ujung gunung is said to enhance the
Condition: Very good condition. Aside from very minor hairline crack at the handle, 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 late 19th century.
Length of blade: 14". Overall length: 18.4".
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$33.00 per kilogram by FedEx (3 days) and Speedpost are at US$23.00 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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