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Keris Kebo Teki Luk 5 with Pamor Wos Wutah made in the Tangguh Tuban Era (14th Century CE)

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The majority of traditional Javanese Kebo dapur keris models has a straight blade. There are, however, a few exceptions, like the Kebo Dendeng and Dengen variants, which both have five waves (luk). Although this keris does has a waved-blade, it is neither a Dendeng nor Dengen type of Kebo; it is, in fact, a Kebo ...

Keris Pulanggeni Luk 5 – Pamor Sanak – Tangguh Cirebon (15th–17th Century CE)

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The keris Pulanggeni is a five-waved ('luk') dapur model of Javanese origin. Unlike most traditional Javanese kerises, this particular keris has a rather tall and heavy blade. These characteristic features are commonly found amongst kerises from the tangguh Cirebon era (15th–17th century CE), a historical period referring to the reign of one of Java's first ...

Classical Keris Pandawa Cinarita Luk 5 from the Tangguh Cirebon Era (15th-17th Century CE) with Pamor Wos Wutah

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The keris Pandawa Cinarita (often also named Pendawa Carita; Javanese: Pandhåwå Cinaritå) is a popular type of dapur (keris model) among pusaka heirloom collectors from all around the world. This is because the Pandawa Cinarita model is considered a very powerful dapur in regard to its magical qualities. Indeed, according to traditional Javanese belief, the ...

Keris Kamardikan Karno Tinanding Luk 5 – A Modern Keris of the Highest Standard

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Karno Tinanding, or Karno Tanding, refers to the great war between the Pāndavas and Kauravas on the Kuru field, as mentioned in the Mahābhārata epic. The final battle in the Mahābhārata is called the 'Bhāratayūddha', which is fought between two brothers born from the same mother (Kunti Nalibranta), but from another father. They are the ...

Keris Siak Indrapura – An Extremely Rare and Unique Dapur from Riau Province

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The keris Siak Indrapura has a very rare and special dapur named 'Unduk-unduk', which originates from the area of Riau Province in Northeast Sumatera. The dapur Unduk-unduk features five luks (waves). It is a relatively unknown dapur among contemporary keris collectors. Therefore, it is suggested that this keris has been custom made on a special ...