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Keris Jawa Luk 3 Jangkung Dwi Warna.

Keris Jawa Luk 3 Jangkung Dwi Warna – A very good example of keris from the central Javanese regions of Surakarta. Fittings in the gayaman Surakarta forms are made from very well selected woods with natural contrasting grains. Bottom stem is of wood and is encased with an open brass cover or pendok blewah. A brass ferrule with colored glass profusions completes fittings.

Very sturdy blade with 3 meandering waves or luks and a prominent spine with very well executed base features or perabots. It has an overall shape or dapor called Jangkung Mangkurat.

Pamor pattern are rare and are arranged in the miring technique with flowing patterns called the pamor blarak ngirid or coconut leaves. The other side of the blade has the patterns inverted and is called naga ronggsang. With two pamor present, it is also called dwi warna or twin colored. These pamors are said to enhance the owner’s status.

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 late 19th early 20th century.

Length of blade: 15".   Overall length: 20.2".

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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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