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

Keris Palembang Luk 11 Pogokan.

Keris Palembang Luk 11 Pogokan A very good example of a keris from Palembang southern Sumatra, with finely carved bird like handle and top sheath both made of kemuning woods, bottom stem is made of angsena woods, and well a repoussed brass ferrule or pendoko to complete fittings.

Very sturdy, long and thick blade with prominent spine and meandering 11 waves, has very well executed and deep perabots with the gandik using the rare dapor pogokan, instead of the usual kembang kacang or elephant's trunk.

Pamor patterns are very condensed, and are of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, which is said to enhance the owner's material well being

Very good condition
. Aside from minor hairline crack at the handle, rest is all in 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.

Length of blade: 14.6".   Overall length: 18.5".

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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