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

Ulu Cirebon Jawa Demam Wood 0120.

Ulu Cirebon Jawa Demam Wood 0120 - A very good and rare example of keris handle from the northern Javanese coastal region of Pesisir, Cirebon. Made of dark and hardwoods called kenaung, it is finely carved in a form that has the top half in the jawa demam form, with the base having the triangular motifs called pucok rebong, typical of the region's styles. The jawa demam form is more commonly seen in southern Sumatra or the Malay peninsula, but very rarely seen in other regions.

Condition: 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 middle 19th century.

Dimensions: Please see top left hand corner picture.

Price:- US$155 excluding shipping.

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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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