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Keris Jawa Jogja Luk 3 Pamor Triman.

Keris Jawa Jogja Luk 3 Pamor Triman – Another very good example of a keris from central Javanese regions of Jogjakarta. Fittings in the gayaman Jogja styles with the handle made of pelet woods with naturally occurring contrasting grains, and the top sheath or wrangka made from very well selected pelet woods with contrasting grains as well. Bottom stem is fully encased with well repoussed brass stem cover or pendok bunton with a brass ferrule or mendak to complete fittings.

Long and very sturdy blade with 3 waves or luks and a prominent spine has well executed base features or perabots that uses the nguku bima or bima’s claw instead of the usual kembang kacang or elephant’s trunk like features.

Pamor pattern are arranged in the mlumah technique concentrating only at the base of the blade and is called pamor triman. The pamor is best meant for an elderly person and is said to improve his sense of contentedness.

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 late 18th century.

Length of blade: 14.1".   Overall length: 19".

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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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