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

Sikin Aceh Ulu Tandok 0522.

Sikin Aceh Ulu Tandok 0522 - A very good and are example of a sword or sikin from the northern Sumatran region of Aceh. The hilt made of buffalo horn, and is typical of the sikin sword, having an opening at the top and minimal carvings. Wooden sheath is typical of the region's styles having minute surface carvings.

Long and very sturdy blade, having shallow mid fullers and the base of the blade having a lotus flower or teratai formation, which is a characteristics of the sikin.

Pamor patterns are not contrasting due to the non present of nickel metals and are arranged in the mlumah technique of the pamor kulit semangko or melon skin variation.The blade is well tempered as seen from the darker shades along the edges.

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: 21".   Overall length: 28".

Price:- Singapore SGD$700 excluding shipping.

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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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