A very good and rare example of a keris from the southern Kalimantan region of Banjar Masin. Handle in the typical Banajari style is made of gilded brass studded with intans, or low grade diamonds, and zircon replacements with a small amethyst at the top. Top sheath is made from well selected kemuning woods with tight flashing grains, with the bottom stem made of angsena woods with tiger’s stripe grains, and an ivory bottom tip.
Sturdy straight blade with an angled profile has an overall shape or dapor called sepokal.
Pamor patterns are arranged in the mlumah technique of the wos utah or scattered rice variations, with three circular formation in the miring technique at the base middle and top of the blade called pamor puser bumi.
The pamor wos utah is said to enhance the owner’s material well being, while the pamor puser bumi is rare and is sought after for its strong protective properties.
Category: Keris Tags: banjarmasin, intan, puser bumi, sepokal
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