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

Tombak Jawa Luk 7 Unthuk Banyu 1021.

Tombak Jawa Luk 7 Unthuk Banyu 1021 � A rare example of a spear or tombak from the central region of Java. The pole or shaft is made from hard wood and is encased with repoussed brass top and base. The sheath is made from very well selected woods with flashing grains, and is made from a single piece of wood without any joints.

Sturdy blade with 7 waves or
luks, has the base ferrule or metok made one with the blade or seiras.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the
miring technique of the unthuk banyu or water bubbles variations, which is said to enhance the owner's popularity and material well being.

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 18th century blade with newly made fittings.

Length of blade: 12.5".   Overall length: 40".

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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