Keris kris Pedang Meteorite Kul Buntet Pamor Very OLD

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 11, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

This keris was in my collection for 3 years. I have too many kerises to handle, so some of them need to find a new home.

You all know the stories about the Indonesian Kerises. Its magical attraction to collectors, and the ancient stories of living kerises. If not, please read the other auctions on Ebay and you will get more and more information.

This is a so called PEDANG, but a rare one, because of its GONJO. Normaly pedangs do not have a gondjo. Then t are a number of very FINE pamor motives called KUL BUNTET. This is a spiral shaped pamor that is brought into the keris containg different meteorite/iron construction. This pamor should protect the owner agains evil. The spiral structure should throw away any evil that is sent to the owner in any kind or in any form. As you study the photo's of the kul buntet, you can see that it is of different meteorite or iron, it shows a little yellow, but is no copper, because t are no traces of green. Then t are small "silver lines" in the surface. I do not know the meaning. On the base t is a very complex structure as wel on the complete surface (see photo's). The wood is renewed. Most old kerises survive their clothing, and hilts and scabberts are often replaced and/or repaired. Please enjoy the pictures.

Other weapons that had its origin in Indonesia are: Rencong,
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