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Keris Jawa Luk 9 Junjung Darjat Asihan.

Keris Jawa Luk 9 Junjung Darjat Asihan – A very good and rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Suarkarta. Fittings in the gayaman solo styles are made from well selected woods, with the bottom stem encased with a plain thick brass stem cover or pendok blewah. A brass mendak or ferrule completes fittings.

Long and very sturdy blade with 9 meandering waves or luks, has the base features or perabots well executed, and has an overall shape or dapor called sempena.

Pamor patterns are rare and are arranged in the miring technique showing peak formations from the base till the tip. This rare arrangement is called pamor
junjung darjat or enhancement of status. The base cross piece or ganjar has the pamor lines flowing together with the blade and is called pamor asihan.
The pamor junjung darjat is said to enhance the owner’s stature, while the pamor asihan is said to attract the opposite sex.

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: 14.5".   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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