MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Patani Lurus Pandai Saras 1109.
Keris Patani Lurus Pandai Saras 1109 – Another very good example of a keris from the northern Malaysian peninsular regions of Kelantan or Patani. Handle in the kerdas or pistol grip form as well as the top sheath in the tebeng form, are made from rare and very well selected ketengga woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. Bottom stem is made from very well selected angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains and a ketengga bottom tip. A finely repoussed thick brass ferrule or pendoko completes fittings.
Long, thick and very sturdy straight blade with prominent
triangular spine and finely executed base features or perabots, has an
overall shape or dapor called pandai saras.
Common to see non contrasting pamor patterns from the region with preference on stronger iron or steel instead of high contrasting nickel.
Forging lines shows arrangements in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.
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 late 19th early 20th century blade, with mid 20th century fittings.
Length of blade: 15.3". Overall length: 20.5".
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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.
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