MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of  Keris

Keris Cirebon Lurus Ulu Ganesha. 

 Keris Cirebon Lurus Ulu Ganesha A very good and rare example of a keris from the northern Javanese coastal region of Cirebon. Finely carved handle in a relief elephant form of the Hindu deity called Ganesha. Top sheath in the gayaman branggah styles is made from well selected sono kling woods. Bottom stem is fully encased with finely repoussed silver.

Very sturdy blade is rather short and broad, and with a rather plain base, it has an overall shape or dapor called brojol.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique and are of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.

Condition: V
ery good condition.
Aside from minor dents at the bottom tip of silver encasements, 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: 12.9".   Overall length: 17.6".

Our terms:

Our Pledge:

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.

We advise interested buyers to please feel free without any obligations, to ask for more information or pictures of the items interested. We are also open to any comments on our item's descriptions.

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No. 31, Bussorah Street, Singapore 199449.
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