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

Keris Kelantan Luk 5 Patrem 0220.

Keris Kelantan Luk 5 Patrem 0220 - Another good and rare example of a short keris from the northern Malaysian peninsular region of Kelantan. Well carved handle in the region's style of jawa demam called the pekaka. Top sheath in the unusual Javanese influenced gayaman styles, having a buffalo horn bottom tip. A pierced through silver ferrule or pendoko completes fittings.

 Very short blade with 5 waves or luks, has the base features or perabots well executed, with an overall shape or dapor called pandai saras, in Malay.
The short nature of the keris strongly suggest feminine use, or patrem in Javanese

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

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 early to mid 20th century fittings.

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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.

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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