KERIS BAHARI KSM04

Sumatra, Jambi (?), overall 33 cm, blade 23 cm, hilt 7.5 cm -1002E150-

Ukiran stylized Jawa Demam or veiled Durga? Material is wood
Mendak copper, Northern style
Warangka Bulan Sabit(crescent) type, gandar in two pieces attached together with 3 silver rings delicately engraved with foliage and flowers, horn buntut. Made of Kemunning wood.
Pamor none
Dapur Sangu tumang/bahari
Prabot gandik, pejetan, tikel alis,wideng, sraweyan, greneng
This type of Keris is called Bahari, a small type of Keris Panjang. It is the shortest form of the Keris Panjang, an intermediate variation is called Keris Alang.

 

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