MALAY ART GALLERY'S....House of Keris
Keris Sumbawa Lurus Sepokal Tiga Sogokan.
Keris Sumbawa Lurus Sepokal Tiga Sogokan – Very good and rare example of a keris from the eastern islands of Sumbawa. Handle in the kerdas form and top sheath are made from very well selected kemuning woods with natural flashing grains having a white buffalo horn top cover. Bottom stem is made of angsena woods having a horn bottom tip. Base of hilt is having fine silver wire weavings with a thick brass or pendoko to complete the fittings.
Very long blade
is very sturdy with a prominent thick spine and angled profile, with deep triple
fullers along the bottom half of the blade. Very well executed and deep base
features or perabots having an angled profile called sepokal
Pamor patterns are condense, and are arranged in the mlumah technique with an overall pattern called kulit semangko or melon’s skin. The pamor kulit semangko is said to enhance the owner’s popularity.
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 19th century.
Length of blade: 16". Overall length: 20.3".
Buyer will pre-pay, plus shipping and insurance (optional), which will be calculated upon receipt of address.
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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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