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

Keris Jawa Timur Lurus Jalak Tilam Upih 0213.

Keris Jawa Timur Lurus Jalak Tilam Upih 0213 – A rare example of a keris from the less exposed region of eastern Java, the fittings in the gayaman form is made from very well selected pellet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains.

Long than usual and very sturdy straight blade with plain base features of perabots. With a slight “belly” at the mid section, it has an overall shape or dapor called jalak tilam upih.

Pamor patterns are condense and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon skin pamor. All patterns are unplanned or pamor tiban, and at the base there is a contouring ovalish shape that is called jung isi dunia.
The pamor kulit semangko is said to enhance the owner’s popularity while the pamor tiban 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 late 18th century.

Length of blade: 15".   Overall length: 20.5".

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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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