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

Keris Jawa Lurus Triman Tumpuk.

Keris Jawa Lurus Triman Tumpuk – A good and rare example of a keris from the central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta. Fittings or wrangka is in the ladrangan solo form is made from well selected woods with natural tight grains. Bottom stem is encased with an open brass stem cover or pendok blewah exposing the middle with the rare turtle shell.

Rather plain blade with few base features or perabots has an overall shape or dapor called tilam upih.

Pamor patterns are rare and are overalled arranged in the mlumah technique. On one side of the base, a peak like formation is seen and is called pamor triman. The other side of the base has a rather thick pamor line coming across horizontally and is called pamor tumpuk. Both pamor are said to enhance the owner’s status as well as a protective pamor.

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 late 18th century blade with late 19th century fittings.

Length of blade: 12.5".   Overall length: 18.8".

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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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