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Keris Melayu Bugis Luk 15 0217 - A very good and rare of a keris from the southern Malaysian peninsular region. Handle in the typical jawa demam form, and top sheath in the typical Bugis tebeng forms, are made of very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. The bottom stem is made of angsena woods with a well carved thick brass pendoko or ferrule to complete. Long and very sturdy blade with 15 waves and well executed perabots or base features, with prominent spine and fullers flanking. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, which is said to enhance the owner's material well being.

Price:- US$1,100 excluding shipping.

Keris Bugis Sulawesi Lurus Sundang 0217 - A very rare example of a keris from the southern Sulawesi region of Bugis. Handle in the typical Bugis pistol grip or kerdas form, and top sheath in the typical Bugis tebeng forms, are made of very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. The bottom stem is made of angsena woods with a thick brass bottom tip, and a thick brass pendoko or ferrule to complete. Very rare blade form, with a straight or lurus profile but having an angular or sepokal form blade. The perabots or base features has very strong sundang influences as well as the chiseled motif above the base.

Price:- US$970 excluding shipping.

Keris Jawa Timur Luk 9 Ladrang Kayu Pelet 0617 – A very good example of a keris from the eastern Javanese regions. Handle is made of hard woods and is finely carved with pierced through works, with the top sheath or wrangka in the ladrangan branggah styles, made from very well selected pelet woods with contrasting grains. Bottom stem or gandar is encased with a thick well repoussed silver stem cover or pendok bunton. Long and very sturdy blade with 9 waves or luks and very well executed perabots or base features having an overall shape or dapor called carita. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique or the kulit semangko or melon's skin variations, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

Price:- US$920 excluding shipping. NEW.

Keris Cirebon Lurus Ulu Tandok 0916 - A very good example of a keris from the northern Javanese coastal region of Cirebon. Finely carved handle is made from white deer horn or kijang putih, and is in the form of a hidden deity called the putra satu. Top sheath or wrangka is in the gayaman from and made from pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. Bottom stem or gandar is encased with an open brass stem cover or pendok blewah. Thick, strong and very sturdy blade with a straight or lurus profile and plain base features or perabots, having an overall shape or dapor called tilam upih. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique showing contouring patterns and compact smooth surface called pamor kulit semangko or melon skin pamor.

Price:- US$870 excluding shipping.

Keris Melayu Bugis Lurus Tikel Alis 0714 - Another very good example of a keris from the northern Malaysian peninsular region of Terengganu. Handle in the Terrenganu’s version of the jawa demam form called the anak ayam teleng or cuddling chick, is made from very well selected kemuning woods with the top sheath in the tebeng form, made from very well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from well selected angsana woods with a thick brass pendoko or ferrule to complete fittings. Exceptionally thick and sturdy with base features or perabots having a very prominent tikel alis (deep fuller near the base) and strong Bugis influence as well as a swollen cross section.

Price:- US$750 excluding shipping.

Keris Palembang Lurus Ulu Ukiran 0216 -A very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Palembang. Finely carved handle in the typical Palembang bird like form is made of dark kenaung or ebony woods, and top sheath in the typical boat like form, is made from very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from angsana woods, with a finely repoussed silver ferrule completing the fittings. Thick and very sturdy straight blade with thick spine and deep base features or perabots, having an angled profile of the straight blade is called cendrong in Javanese. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique and are of the kulit semangka or melon skin variations,

SOLD.

Keris Bali Luk 11 Pogokan Ulu Rambut 0617 –  A very good and rare example of a keris from the island of Bali. Handle in the cylindrical form called the grantiman, is made of wood and is entwined with human hairs having a large jadeite stone at the top. Wrangka or sheath is in the sandang walikat form and is made from well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. Typically very long and very sturdy blade with 11 waves or luks with well executed perabots or base features using the pogokan gandik (blunt side of base). Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. The pamor is said to enhance the owner's material well being.
 

Price:- US$650 excluding shipping. NEW.

Keris Jawa Solo Luk 3 Jangkung Mangkurat Selut Intan 0617 – Another very good example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Wrangka is in the gayaman Solo forms with the sheath made from a single piece of wood or seiras. The wooden hilt is having the extended ferrule or mendak selut having low grade diamonds or intans and rubies or delima. Bottom stem is encased with a plain brass stem cover exposing the middle section, thereby seeing the sheath made without any joints or seiras. Rather rare blade with 3 waves or luks and having an overall shape or dapor called jangjung mangkurat. Part of the base is inlaid with gold in floral motifs. Pamor patterns are condense and arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. The pamor is said to enhance the owner's material well being.

Price:- US$630 excluding shipping. NEW.

Keris Bugis Sulawesi Luk 7 Ulu Tandok 0517 - Another very good example of a keris from the southern Sulawesi region of Bugis. Handle in the kerdas or pistol grip form, is made from buffalo horn, and is very well and deeply carved with floral motifs. Top sheath or sampir is made from very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem or gandar is made from angsena woods having a white metal bottom tip, with a silver alloy ferrule or pendoko to complete fittings. Very sturdy blade with 7 waves or luks, and well executed base features or perabots, having an overall shape or dapor called sempena.
 

SOLD.

Keris Panjang Lurus Minang Kabau Ulu Tandok 0517 - Another very good and rare example of a long keris form the Sumatran region of Minang Kabau. Finely and deeply carved handle in the horse hoof or tapak kuda form is made from buffalo horn with the top sheath in the sabit bulan or crescent moon form made from well selected kemuning woods.  The bottom stem is encased with well repoussed brass panels having an horn bottom tip. A well repoussed thick brass alloy ferrule or  pendoko completes fittings. Long, slim and very sturdy blade with prominent spine and well executed base features or perabots typical of the keris panjang forms. The long and slim nature of the blade makes its use as an executioner's keris is very appropriate.

SOLD.

Keris Melayu Raiu Luk 5 0415 - Another very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Riau Lingga. Hand le and top sheath are made from very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem is fully encased with repoussed silver with different motifs at the front and back. Sturdy blade with 5 luks or waves and a rather plain base features with an overall shape or dapor called Anoman in Javanese. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice which is said to enhance the owner's material well being.

Price:- US$550 excluding shipping.

Keris Jawa Jogja Luk 9 Gangeng Kanyut 0617 – A very good example of a keris from central Javanese region of Jogjakarta. Sheath or wrangka is in the ladrangan Jogja form, with the top sheath made from very well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. The hilt or ukiran is made from hard, well grained timoho woods with pierced through carving at the patras. Bottom stem or gandar is encased with finely repoussed silver with birds, animals and floral motifs typical of the region's styles. Very sturdy blade with 9 waves or luks and well executed perabots or base features, having an overall shape or dapor called sempena. Pamor patterns are rare and are arranged in the miring technique showing complicated contouring patterns called gangeng kanyut, which is said to enhance the owner's status.

Price:- US$490 excluding shipping. NEW.

Keris Bugis Sulawesi Lurus Sogokan Pendok 0217 - Another good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sulawesi regions of Bugis. Finely carved hilt in the jawa demam form is made from buffalo bone, and top sheath made from very well selected woods with flashings grains. Bottom stem is encased with thick and well repoussed silver plated brass pendok or stem cover. Long, very sturdy and rather broad blade is straight but with angular profile, and has and overall shape or dapor called sepokal in Malay. Very well executed base features or perabots having extra fullers or sogokans flanking the spine. Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring technique showing horizontal line arrangements called the pamor koro welang,

Price:- US$470 excluding shipping.

Keris Palembang Lurus Sabit Bulan 0517 - A good and rather rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran region of Palembang. Handle in the typical Palembang relief human figurine form has added carving at the sides and front. Top sheath or sampir is in the sabit bulan or crescent moon form, and is made of well selected kemuning woods. A thick plain brass ferrule or pendoko completes fittings. Long and very sturdy blade with a prominent spine, is straight or lurus, but has an angled profile called sepokal in Malay. The base features or perabots are well executed and rather complete with picetan, kembang kacang and grenengs. Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variation.

SOLD.

Keris Bugis Riau Luk 5 Ganjar Serias 0517 - A very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran region of Riau Lingga. Handle in the typical Bugis pistol grip or kerdas form, has added carvings at the front. The top sheath in the square tebeng form is made from very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. A well repoussed brass pendoko or ferrule completes fittings. Sturdy blade with 5 waves or luks having the base cross piece or ganjar made one with the blade and is called ganjar seiras. Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique having a peak like formation at the base called nunggak semi, and above it are circular formations called bendo sagado.

Price:- US$440 excluding shipping. NEW.

Keris Palembang Luk 7 Petola 0617 – Another good and rather rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran region of Palembang. Hard wood handle is finely carved in the typical Palembang bird like form, with the top sheath also made in the typical Palembang's boat like form, is made from hard, well grained kemuning woods. Bottom stem is made of angsana woods with plain silver bands. A thick well repoussed brass ferrule or mendak completes fittings. Long and very sturdy blade with very sublime 7 luks or waves, has an overall shape or dapor called petola in Malay. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique or the kulit semangko or melon's skin variations, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

Price:- US$400 excluding shipping. NEW.

Keris Bugis Sulawesi Luk 9 Pendok 0217 - Another good example of a keris from the southern Sulawesi regions of Bugis. Well carved hilt in the typical Bugis pistol grip or kerdas form is made from hard kemuning woods, with the top sheath made from very well selected woods with flashings grains. Bottom stem is encased with thick and well repoussed brass pendok or stem cover. Very sturdy blade with 9 meandering waves or luks, has and overall shape or dapor called sempena in Javanese. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangka or melon's skin pamor, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity.

Price: US$385 excluding shipping.

Keris Bugis Sulawesi Luk 7 Patrem 0916 - Another good example of a rather short keris from the southern Sulawesi region of Bugis. Handle in the kerdas or pistol grip form is made of kemuning woods having floral carving at the back. Top sheath is also made from well selected kemuning woods, with the bottom stem encased fully with thick well repoussed silver. The short nature of the blade can strongly suggest the keris made for a boy, coming from a noble family. With 7 waves and well executed base features or perabots, angled edges or gusen, with a hexagonal cross section;- typical Bugis characteristic. Pamor pattern are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, which is said to enhance the owner's material well being

SOLD.

Keris Jawa Timur Lurus Rubiyong Pelet 0215 - A very good example of a keris from the eastern Javanese regions. Fitting in the gayaman branggah styles is made from very well selected pelet woods with contrasting grains that occur naturally due to fungus attack only on that part of the tree. The sheath is also made from a single piece of wood, or seiras. Very sturdy blade with prominent spine and although is straight or lurus, it has a very angular profile like the sepokal of the Bugis or Malay blades. Base features or perabots are also very well executed using the kembang kacang, with jenggots and lambei gajah, including the minute fretworks or grenengs. The overall shape or dapor is called sepaner rubiyong in Javanese.

Price:- US$350 excluding shipping.

Keris Jawa Luk 5 Campor Baur 0217 - A very rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Sheath or wrangka is of the ladrangan Solo styles and is made from a single piece of wood or seiras. Bottom stem is encased with a plain brass stem cover or pendok, exposing the single piece of wood in the middle. Rare blade with 5 waves or luks, three located at the  base and two at the tip. The overall shape or dapor is called campor baur in Javanese. Pamor pattern are forged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. It is said to enhance the owner's material well being.

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Keris Jawa Lurus Tilam Upih Adeg 0117 - A very good example of a keris from the central Javanese region of Surakarta. Fittings in the gayaman form is made from very well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. Bottom stem or gandar is encased with a plain brass stem cover or pendok blewah. Long and very sturdy straight blade with plain base features of perabots. With a slight “belly” at the mid section, it has an overall shape or dapor called jalak tilam upih. Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the miring technique showing vertical line arrangements called pamor adeg, or standing pamor.

Price:- US$300 excluding shipping. 

Keris Jawa Lurus Rojo Gundolo 0117 - A good and rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta. Fittings in the gayaman form is made from very well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains having the bottom stem fully encased with a finely repoussed silver stem cover, or pendok bunton. Sturdy and straight blade with plain base features or perabot, has an overall shape or dapor called tilam upih. Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon skin pamor. All patterns are unplanned or pamor tiban, and at the base there is a pamor tiban in a human figurine like shape called rojo gundolo.

Price:- US$290 excluding shipping.

Keris Jawa Lurus Mesem Batu Lapak 0117 - A very good and rare example of a keris from the eastern Javanese regions. Handle in the typical Javanese planner or patra forms is made from hard trembalo(?) woods. The top sheath or wrangka in the ladrangan branggah form is made from well selected trembalo woods with natural flashing grains. Bottom stem or gandar is encased with a plain brass stem cover or pendok blewah. Thick and rather broad straight or lurus blade, has the base features or perabots very well executed, with an overall shape or dapor called  mesem. Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the miring technique having vertical lines called pamor adeg, and at the base a semi circular formation is called pamor batu lapak. Both pamor is said to be o the protective nature.

SOLD.

Keris Jawa Luk 3 Dhamar Murub 0217 - Another rare example of a keris from central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Sheath or wrangka is of the ladrangan Solo styles and is made from a single piece of wood or seiras. Bottom stem is encased with a plain brass stem cover or pendok, exposing the single piece of wood in the middle. Rare blade with 3 waves or luks, located at the tip, has an overall shape or dapor called dhamar murub in Javanese. Pamor pattern are forged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. It is said to enhance the owner's material well being.

SOLD.

Keris Jawa Lurus Kebo Lajer 0217 - Another rare example of a keris from central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Sheath or wrangka is of the ladrangan Solo styles and is made from a single piece of wood or seiras. Bottom stem is encased with a plain brass stem cover or pendok, exposing the single piece of wood in the middle. Sturdy and straight or lurus blade, with the base having an elongated gandik, has an overall shape or dapor called kebo lajer in Javanese. Pamor pattern are rather rare, and shows an overall background pamor forged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah

Price:- US$235 excluding shipping.

 

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