Very good and rather rare example of a short keris from the southern Malaysian peninsular region of Selangor or Johore. Handle in the kerdas or pistol grip form and top sheath in the tebeng forms, are made from well selected kemuning woods with the bottom stem made from angsana woods having a silver metal ferrule or pendoko to complete fittings.
Very short blade with plain base features or perabots, having a straight or lurus profile but having and angular bent, has an overall shape or dapor called sepokal in Malay.
The short nature of the blade is also called selip in Malay, and is associated to ceremonial of a boy’s use.
Pamor patterns are arranged in the miring technique of the adeg or standing variations. which is said to protect the owner in times of chaos.
Category: Keris Tags: kerdas, keris, pistol grip
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