A Balinese Keris, with 19th century blade.

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A Balinese Keris, with 19th century blade.

The Keris with a hand forged ‘13 Luk’ waved Wilah (blade), consists of Pamor steel forged in different layers of iron (pattern type: ‘Beras Wutah Mlinjon’), with ‘Kinatah Emas Wedono Lima’ pattern. Dapur in ‘Sombro’ shape. Also ‘Sombro’ on the ‘Sor Soran’ and ‘Kala Rahu’ on the Gandik (older work). Copper Mendak (cuff) between hilt and blade. Ukiran (Keris hilt) made from stag horn. Warangka (sheath) of ‘Batun Poh’ type (‘kidney’ shaped). Warangka and Gandar (body) both made from Cendana Jawa wood.

Length of the blade, including ‘Pesi’ (tang of the blade): 48 cm. (1x)

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