MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Sundang Melayu Lurus Pamor 510.
Keris Sundang Melayu Lurus Pamor 510 – Very rare
form of a long slashing keris called the sundang. From the
northern Malaysian region of Kelantan or Terengganu, the handle is in the
typical cockatoo bird pommel, and made from well grained hardwoods having a horn
panels at the sides. Sheath also in the typical Malay sandang walikat
form, also made from similar well grained wood as the handle.
Long and very sturdy blade with very well executed base features or perabots, having a shallow fuller along the middle of the blade where pamor patterns are seen.
Usually without contrasting pamor lines, this blade has the mid sectioned along the fullers, patterns arranged in the miring technique called lawe saukel (Javanese) or untwining thread. It is said to enhance the owner’s status.
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 mid to late 20th century.
Length of blade: 28.4". Overall length: 29.7".
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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