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

Alamang Toraja Ulu Tandok 0215.

Alamang Toraja Ulu Tandok 0215 - A rare sword called alamang, of central Sulawesi, Toraja in origin. Buffalo horn handle is very well carved in the form typical of the region's styles. Hard wooden outer sheath is having a carved mid section having a couple of rattan bands.

Very sturdy blade with a single sharp edge and a rather flaring top with a rather pointy tip typical of alamang styles.

Pamor is patterns are rare and are arranged in miring technique. showing vertical lines called pamor adeg or standing pamor. It is said to protect the owner from natural mishaps.

Condition: Very good condition.

Age:  Krises and other edge weapons from the region 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 century.

Length of blade: 18".   Overall length: 25".

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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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