MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Jawa Luk 9 Karna Tri Warna.
Keris Jawa Luk 9 Karna Tri Warna – Another good and
rare example of keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta.
Fittings in the gayaman Jogja forms are made from very well selected
pelet woods with natural grains. Bottom stem is of wood and is encased with
a well reppoussed brass cover or pendok. A brass ferrule with colored
glass profusions completes fittings.
Rare blade with 9 waves or luks has the base using two kembang kacang or elephant’s trunk. The top half of the blade also ha a sublime fuller present. The base cross piece or ganjar is also wavy and is called ganjar wilut. The blade has an overall shape or dapor called Karna Tinanding.
Pamor patterns are complicated and all arranged in the miring technique and has the base with the pamor lar gangsir, followed by the pamor lawe saukel and the pamor adeg at the top.
The pamor lar gangsir and the pamor lawe saukel is said to enhance the owner’s status while the pamor adeg is of the protective nature.
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 middle 20th century blade.
Length of blade: 14.5". Overall length: 18.8".
Buyer will pre-pay, plus shipping and insurance (optional), which will be calculated upon receipt of address.
We accept American Express credit card mail orders and International checks in Singapore dollars, or bank or wire transfers. Please allow a few days for clearance. Items are dispatched only after payments are cleared.
We also accept PayPal, Western Union and other forms of payment maybe accepted, but has to be clarified first.
Shipment by air courier. Shipments by reliably known Federal Express. Depending on destination, please allow a maximum of 5 working days for safe delivery time. Other cheaper forms of delivery are available through Speedpost, an arm of the postal service here. Do not hesitate to e-mail for details.
To the U.S.A, present rates are at US$33.00 per kilogram by FedEx (3 days) and Speedpost are at US$22.00 per kilogram (10 days). Other destinations please do inquire.
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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