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Keris Madura Lurus Tambal Rojo Gundolo.

Keris Madura Lurus Tambal Rojo Gundolo A very good example of a keris from the island of Madura, eastern Java. Fittings in the typical Madura kerang or sea shell form, is made from hard teak woods. Bottom stem is encased with a plain brass brass cover or pendok blewah.

Long and very sturdy straight blade with minimal base features or perabots and an overall shape or dapor called tilam upih.

Pamor patterns are very condense and show good combination having few shades of black and white metals. Forged in the mlumah technique, and shows ovalish formation along the middle of the blade called pamor tambal. All patterns are unplanned and at the base are unplanned pamor tiban that shows a figurine like pattern called the pamor rojo gundolo.
The pamor tambal is said to protect the owner, while the pamor rojo gundolo is highly sought after for its strong protective properties against unseen forces.

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 19th century blade, with late 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.

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