MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Melayu Luk 9 Petola Hujan Emas.
Keris Melayu Luk 9 Petola Hujan Emas – A very and
rare example of a keris from the northern Malaysian peninsular region of
Terengganu. Handle in the jawa demam teleng form, is finely carved using
dark hardwoods called kenaung Top sheath in the Malay tebeng form
is made from well selected kemuning woods with flashing as well as a
naturally occurring contrasting grain along the middle which is called kendit
in Javanese and is highly sought after. Finely repoussed silver ferrule or
pendoko with pierced through works, and repoussed silver panels at the
bottom stem, completes fittings.
Long and very sturdy blade with very sublime 9 waves or luks is referred to as petola in Malay, in reference to a kind of fruit.
Pamor patterns are very condense and are rare to find outside Jawa. At the middle base, and arranged in the miring technique, a slim peak formation is called pamor ujung gunung, and above overall patterns shows smaller circular formations called pamor hujan emas or golden showers.
The pamor ujung gunung is said to enhance the owner’s stature, while the pamor hujan emas is highly sought after for its strong material gains.
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 early 19th century blade with newly made fittings.
Length of blade: 15". Overall length: 18.5".
Buyer will pre-pay, plus shipping and insurance (optional), which will be calculated upon receipt of address.
We accept American Express credit card mail orders and International checks in Singapore dollars, or bank or wire transfers. Please allow a few days for clearance. Items are dispatched only after payments are cleared.
We also accept PayPal, Western Union and other forms of payment maybe accepted, but has to be clarified first.
Shipment by air courier. Shipments by reliably known Federal Express. Depending on destination, please allow a maximum of 5 working days for safe delivery time. Other cheaper forms of delivery are available through Speedpost, an arm of the postal service here. Do not hesitate to e-mail for details.
To the U.S.A, present rates are at US$32.00 per kilogram by FedEx (3 days) and Speedpost are at US$22.00 per kilogram (10 days). Other destinations please do inquire.
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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