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Keris Palembang Lurus Wulan Wulan.

Keris Palembang Lurus Wulan Wulan – Another very good example of a keris from the Sumatran region of Palembang. Handle made of well-selected kemunning woods, is in the jawa demam form is well made with carvings at the sides and back. Top sheath or sampir, is made of very well selected kemuning woods with tight flashing grains. Bottom stem is made of angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains. A silver ferrule or pendoko completes fittings.

Sturdy straight blade has a plain base and has an overall shape or dapor called tilam upih.

Pamor patterns are condensed, and are arranged in the mlumah technique, and have circular formations that is unplanned or pamor tiban, and called wulan-wulan or moons. It is said to enhance the owner’s popularity as well as well being.

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: 12.9".   Overall length: 17.9".

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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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