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Keris Jawa Luk 3 Jangkung Landrang.

Keris Jawa Luk 3 Jangkung Landrang – Another good example of a keris from central Javanese regions of surakarta. With the ladrangan form fittings made of hard and dark woods for the hilt and flashing tayuman(?) woods for the sheath. Bottom stem encased with an open brass cover or pendok blewah, and a brass ferrule or mendak completes fittings.

Sturdy blade with three meandering waves or luks, has an overall shape or dapor called jangkung.

Pamor patterns are very condense, and are arranged in the mlumah technique, of the kulit semangko or melon’s skin variations.  All patterns are unplanned and has a peak like formation at the base called pamor nunggak semi, with other places showing figurine like patterns called pamor rojo gundolo. The pamor kulit semangko is said to enhance the owner’s material well being, while the pamor nunggak semi is said to enhance the owner’s status.

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 late 19th century.

Length of blade: 13".   Overall length: 18".

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