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Keris Jawa Lurus Brodjol Gayaman Pelet.

Keris Jawa Lurus Brodjol Gayaman Pelet - A good and rather rare example of keris from the central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Fittings in the gayaman Surakarta forms are made from well selected hard and darkwoods. Bottom stem is of wood and is encased with an open reposed brass cover or pendok blewah. A brass ferrule or mendak completes fittings.

Broad and rather sturdy blade with plain base features or perabots has an overall shape or dapor called brodjol.

Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring with a single vertical line at the middle of the blade called pamor sada saler. The pamor sada saler is said to guide the owner it times of chaos.
The keris with the dapor brodjol is also sought after by midwives for it is said to assist in child delivery.

Very good condition
. Aside from minor restorations at the fittings, rest is all in 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 early 18th century blade, with restored late 19th century fittings.

Length of blade: 13".   Overall length: 19.2".

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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.

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