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Keris Palembang Luk5 Ganjar Seiras Kelingan.

Keris Palembang Luk5 Ganjar Seiras Kelingan – Another good and rare example of a keris from the southern Sumatran regions of Palembang. Handle in the typical Palembang’s human relief form, and the top sheath are made from very well selected kemuning woods with flashing grains. Bottom stem is made of angsena woods with a well repoussed silver pendoko or ferrule to complete the fittings.

Very sturdy blade with 5 waves or luks which has the base features or perabots very well executed and has the base cross piece or ganjar, made one with the blade and is called ganjar seiras.

Pamor patterns are not showing any contrasting nickel metals, and are using more iron and steel combination. These type of metals are called kelingan, and is said to be sought after by warriors with more practical personalities.

Condition: Very good condition. Aside from minor crack at the hilt, 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: 11.3".   Overall length: 15".

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