MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of  Keris

Keris Jawa Lurus Sepang Karna Tinanding. 

Keris Jawa Lurus Sepang Karna Tinanding – A very good and rare example of a keris from the central or eastern Javanese regions. Top sheath or wrangka is in the ladrangan Surakarta styles and together with the hilt, are made from well selected pelet woods with natural contrasting grains. Bottom stem is fully encased with gold plated brass stem cover or pendok. A brass ferrule or mendak completes fittings.

Long, thick and very sturdy blade with prominent spine and base features that has the elephant’s trunk or kembang kacang present at both sides. It has an overall shape or dapor called Sepang Karna Tinanding.

Pamor patterns are condense and are well arranged in the mlumah technique and are of the wos utah or scattered rice variations. It is said to enhance the owner’s material well being.

Condition: Very g
ood 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 early 20th century blade with late 20th century fittings.

Length of blade: 15.2".   Overall length: 20.3".

Our terms:

Our Pledge:

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.

We advise interested buyers to please feel free without any obligations, to ask for more information or pictures of the items interested. We are also open to any comments on our item's descriptions.

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