A Javanese Tombak or Lembing, with 19th century blade.

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A Javanese Tombak or Lembing, with 19th century blade.

Asal (origin): Kraton Empu.

Tombak with straight hand forged Wilah (blade), consists of Pamor steel forged in different layers of iron (with fine pattern type: ‘Pedaringan Kebak’). Dapur in fine ‘Pedaringan Kebak’ shape. With Bamboo shaft and hand-carved Javanese ‘bullet’ (cover) in red and gold painted wood.

Length of the blade, including ‘Pesi’ (tang of the blade): 44.9 cm. (1x)

Note 1: An Empu is a highly skilled smith with mystical powers.

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