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Keris Pedang Bali Lurus Ulu Dewa Perak 0516 -Another rare example of a very long keris from the island of Bali, called the keris pedang or sword keris. Handle is made of silver over wood, and depicts a demonic figurine called ranggda; a female deity that was said to eat babies. The sheath or wrangka in the typical Balinese gayaman form, and is made of well selected pelet woods, with natural contrasting grains that appear due to fungus attack on that particular part of the tree only.  Exceptionally long and sturdy blade has the base and ganjar or cross piece made without a gandik (blunt part), and with the sharp edge on both sides of the blade only at the top half where it bends downwards.
 

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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. NEW.

Keris Bugis Chieftain Luk 9 Pamor Luwu 1115 -  A very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Bugis, Riau Lingga. Well carved pistol grip or kerdas form handle and prominently broad top sheath, are made from very well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from angsana woods with tiger stripe grains. A thick brass ferrule or pendoko, completes fittings. Very sturdy 9 waved or luk blade with typical Bugis Sulawesi “rugged” sea faring characteristics with a "swollen", and angled edge or gusen. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique, having a peak like formation at the base called ujung gunung.
 

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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. NEW.

Keris Bali Luk 9 Perak 0713 - A very good example of a keris from the island of Bali with the handle and top sheath made from very well selected pelet woods with natural contrasting grains. Bottom stem is also made of pelet woods, and is fully encased with finely repoussed silver at the back, and the front top and bottom tip, exposing the pelet woods at the front. A silver ferrule or mendak studded with blood red garnet stones completes fittings. Sturdy blade with 11 waves or luks has well executed base features or  perabots that is deep and typical of the Balinese styles. Pamor pattern are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique,

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Keris Bugis Sulawesi Luk 5 Toli-Toli Ayat 0916 -A very fine example of a keris from the southern Sulawesi regions of Bugis. Handle in the kerdas or pistol grip form, and the sheath in the square tebeng form, are fully encased with silver with floral and Quranic verses at the front and back, and has the toil-toli or loop like attachments (meant for high status wear) at the front with red sapphire stone insets. Very sturdy blade with 5 meandering luks or waves, and well executed base features or perabots, with angled edges and a hexagonal cross section. Pamor patterns are rather complicated and are arranged in the miring technique showing horizontal striped layers called pamor koro welang or striped monkeys. The pamor koro welang is said to enhance the owner's status and popularity.

SOLD.

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 Minang Kabau Luk 5 Kebotedan Ulu Tandok 0116 - A very rare example of a keris from the Sumatran regions of Minang Kabau. Handle in the typical Jawa demam form is made from buffalo horn. The top sheath is made from very well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains. Bottom stem is made of angsana wood and has newly added well repoussed silver panels and ring bands. The very rare blade with 5(?) waves or luks, having  the 5th luk very sublimely present. Base of the blade has a very rare characteristics at the gandik where there is a "C" like incision into the blade, and with the prominent spine and the 5 waves, the overall shape or dapor is called Kebotedan in Javanese references. 

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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 Jawa Luk 13 Singa Barong 0916 - A very good and rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta. Fittings in the gayaman form has the hilt in the less common bebondolan form (bulging belly) and is made from hard wood called kayu nagasari. Sheath is made of very well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains that occur due to fungal infections. Long and very sturdy blade with prominent spine and 13 waves or luks, and the base having a seated lion figurine called the Singa Barong. Pamor pattern are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, with many unplanned pamor tiban. The pamor wos utah is said to enhance the owner's material well being, while the pamor tiban is of the protective nature.

SOLD.

Keris Melayu Bugis Luk 9 Ujung Gunung 0516 -Another very good example of a keris from the Malaysian peninsular region with the handle in the pistol grip or kerdas form, and made from very well selected kemuning woods. The top sheath or sampir, in the tebeng form, is also made from very well selected kemuning woods with natural contrasting and flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from well selected angsana woods with a thick brass pendoko or ferrule to complete fittings. Very sturdy blade with 9 waves or luks and well executed base features or perabots, having an overall shape or dapor called sempena.  With a flat top surface and angled edges or gusen,

SOLD.

Keris Melayu Anak Alang 0516 -A very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Palembang. Handle in the regional variant of a relief human figurine form, is made from hard kemuning wood and fitted with a well repoused silver alloy ferrule or pendoko. Top sheath in the sabit bulan or crescent moon form is also made from very well selected kemuning woods, with the bottom stem made of angsena woods having repoussed brass panels. Thick, and very sturdy blade with swollen base and rather slim, has an overall shape or dapor called anak alang.
 

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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,

Price:- US$700 excluding shipping.

Keris Palembang Luk 9 Pogokan 0912 – Another very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Palembang. Handle in the typical relief human figurine like form and top sheath in the typical boat like form, are made from very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from angsana woods with traces of missing bands. A well repoussed silver ferrule completes fittings. Very long and very sturdy blade with 9 meandering waves or luks and thick prominent spine, has very well executed base features or perabots with the gandik using the kembang kacang pogokan. Good selection of metals with pamor patterns arranged in the mlumah technique

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Keris Minang Kabau Luk 7 Ulu Tandok Rusa 0117 -A very good example of a keris from the Sumatran region of Minang Kabau. Handle in the jawa demam form is made from the less common white deer horn or tandok rusa putih. The top sheath is made of well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains, with the bottom encased with a well repoussed silver alloy stem cover or pendok bunton. A thick brass ferrule or pendoko completes fittings. Long and very sturdy blade, with 7 waves or luks that are located unusually at the top half of the blade. Pamor patterns are condense and showing few shades of white and black metals suggesting more metal variation used.

SOLD.

Keris Bugis Sumbawa Lurus Blarak Ngirid 0516 - A very good and rare example of a keris from eastern Indonesian island of Sumbawa. Finely carved handle in the jawa demam form is made from hard sono kling woods. Top sheath in the square tebeng form is made from well grained dark woods. The bottom stem is made of wood and is fully encased with finely repoussed brass stem cover or pendok. A well repousses copper alloy pendoko or ferrule complete fittings. Very sturdy and straight, or lurus blade, with prominent spine, or ada-ada, and doubles fullers, or sogokan, with well executed base features or perabots. Pamor patterns are rare and condense, and are arranged in the miring technique called pamor blarak ngirid,
 

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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 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. 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. NEW.

Keris Melayu Bugis Luk 13 Nunggak Semi 0516 - Another very good example of a keris from the Malaysian peninsular region with the handle in the pistol grip or kerdas form, and made from very well selected kemuning woods. The top sheath or sampir, in the tebeng form, is also made from very well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from well selected angsana woods with a plain brass pendoko or ferrule to complete fittings. Sturdy blade with 13 waves or luks and well executed base features or perabots, having an overall shape or dapor called sangkelat

SOLD.

Keris Bugis Sulawesi Lurus Sepokal 1115 - A very good example of a keris from the southern Sulawesi region of Bugis. Handle in the typical Bugis kerdas or pistol grip form, and top sheath are made from well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains. The bottom stem is made from angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains with a brass ferrule or pendoko to completes fittings. Long and very sturdy straight blade with plain base features or perabots and an angled profile with the typical Bugis styled hexagonal cross section. The overall shape or dapor is called sepokal. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique, and has a peak like formation at the base called pamor ujung gunung,
 

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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

Price:- US$420 excluding shipping.  

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 11 Ulu Rajamala 0117 -A very good and rather rare example of a keris from the eastern Javanese regions. Finely carved hilt in the Javanese Rajamala planner style having a figurine at the top half, is made from hard woods called tayuman. Sheath or wrangka is in the gayaman form and is made from very well selected pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains. Long and very sturdy blade with 11 waves or luks, has the base features or perabots which is rather complete and well executed. Pamor patterns are rare and are arranged in the mlumah technique showing a few shades of black, grey and white metals that suggest more metal combination.

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Keris Jawa Lurus Jalak Ngore 0117 - A very good example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta. Fittings or wrangka is in the gayaman jogja form is made from well selected tayuman woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem is encased with an open brass stem cover or pendok blewah. Long and very sturdy blade with prominent spine has well executed and deep base features or perabots with an overall shape or dapor called jalak ngore. Pamor patterns are condense, and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon’s skin variation. It is said to enhance the owner’s popularity.

SOLD.

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.

Price:- US$300 excluding shipping. NEW.

Keris Jawa Lurus Brodjol 0117 - Very good and rather rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Top sheath in the typical ladrangan style is made from pelet woods with contrasting grains, having a well repoussed silver stem cover or pendok bunton. Very sturdy straight blade, is rather short and stout, with plain base features or perabots, has an overall shape or dapor called brodjol. Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique and are of the kulit semangka or melon skin variations. At the base a peak like formation is seen and is an unplanned pamor tiban called ujung gunung.

Price:- US$300 excluding shipping.

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.

Price:- US$290 excluding shipping. NEW.

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.

Price:- US$260 excluding shipping. NEW.

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. NEW.

Keris Palembang Lurus Bahari 0516 - A very good example of a rather short keris called the keris bahari,  from the southern Sumatran region of Palembang. Handle in the typical Palembang human relief form, and top sheath in the sabit bulan or crescent moon, are made from well selected kemuning woods. Bottom stem is made of well selected angsena woods, with a repossed silver alloy ferrule or selut to complete fittings. Very sturdy straight blade is rather slim, and has features similar to its bigger “cousins” that is the keris panjang or executioner’s keris.

SOLD.

Keris Melayu Riau Lurus Sepokal 0714 - Another good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Riau Lingga. Handle in the kerdas or pistol grip form, and top sheath in the tebeng or square form, are made from well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from angsana wood with tight tiger stripe grains, having a deer horn bottom tip. A silver alloy ferrule or pendoko completes fittings. Long and slim blade is straight but has an angled profile, and with the plain base features or perabots, the overall shape or dapor is called sepokal in Malay.
 

SOLD.

Keris Jawa Jogja Luk 5 Kelingan 0416 - Another very good and rather rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta. Fittings in the ladrangan Jogjakarta styles made from very well selected pelet woods with natural contrasting grains. A brass ferrule or mendak and a finely pierced through brass stem cover or pendok kerawangan completes fittings. Long and sturdy blade with 5 meandering waves or luks and prominent spine or ada-ada, has an overall shape or dapor called Anuman in Javanese. Pamor patterns are not using any nickel, but iron and steel.

SOLD.

Keris Palembang Lurus Sepokal Seiras 0416 - Another very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Palembang. Handle in the typical relief human figurine like form and top sheath in the typical boat like form, are made from very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem is made from angsana woods. A well repoussed silver alloy ferrule completes fittings. Rather short blade, but is very sturdy and still sharp. Having a straight or lurus posture, but with a stark angular profile, called sepokal in Malay. The base cross piece, or ganjar, is also made one with the blade and is called ganjar seiras. Pamor patterns are not contrasting , and are arranged in the mlumah technique and are of the wos utah or scattered rice variations.

SOLD.

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