Keris 10 A Javanese keris of Koripan classification, it has 13 waves (luk)
and old style pamor wos wutah. This keris has the overall appearance of a
Sultan Agung keris, a keris classification with very high value, and keris of
Koripan classification are frequently sold as Mataram Sultan Agung in the
markets of Central Jawa, however a keris of Tangguh Sultan Agung is of finer
quality and does not have a gonjo that bears pamor. This is an old keris,
estimated to date from the first half of the 19th century, or earlier.
The Capu Kagok wrongko is from outstanding kayu trembalu with a distinct
and highly chatoyant grain, and an old Banyumas pendok is fitted, this has
the appearance of silver, but it has been tested and it is mamas, not silver.
An old Surakarta hilt of Pakubuwanaan form is fitted, and the old silver
mendak is of parijoto form.
This is classic example of an old Central Javanese keris in excellent
condition. It was acquired in Solo in the early 1980's.
Blade length 14" (355mm) overall length 18.5" (470mm) $410
KERIS LIST 79