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

Keris Jawa Lurus Pendito Tambal 510.

Keris Jawa Lurus Pendito Tambal 510 – A very good and rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Fittings in the gayaman Solo forms are made from very well selected pelet woods form the top sheath and hard tayuman woods for the hilt, with the bottom stem encased with an open plain brass stem cover or pendok blewah.
Very rare blade, has a small figurine at the base or gandik, and is called the pendito or meditating man.

Pamor patterns are also very rare and has an overall background pamor arranged in the technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. Above it are blotches of brighter pamor lines done in the tambal technique called koro welang or stripe monkeys.

The pamor wos utah is said to enhance the owner’s material well being, and the pamor koro welang is said to enhance the owner’s popularity.

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 early 19th century.

Length of blade: 12.3".   Overall length: 19".

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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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