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Keris Palembang Luk 3 Jangkung Ulu Gana Meteor 0113.

Keris Palembang Luk 3 Jangkung Ulu Gana Meteor 0113 – Very good example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Palembang. Handle in the semi natural form called gana, is made from hard kemuning burl woods having a well repoussed silver base ferrule. The top sheath is also made from kemuning woods with the bottom stem fully encased with finely repoussed silver with floral motifs at the front and circumference motifs at the back.

Long and very sturdy blade with 3 waves or luks and well executed base features or perabots, has an overall shape or dapor called jangkung.

Pamor patterns are condense, and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the kulit semangko or melon skin variations. It is said to enhance the owner’s popularity.

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 middle 19th century.

Length of blade: 15".   Overall length: 19.2".

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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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