A very rare example of a keris from the southern Thailand regions of Patani. Unique form of handle is made of hard wood and is finely encassed with silver alloy, in a bird like figurine called the coteng. Wooden sheath has the bottom stem encased with plain silver bands.Very sturdy blade with 5 meandering waves or luks and well defined base features or perabots, with an overall shape or dapor called pandai saras.
Pamor patterns are showing two formations. A semi circular pattern at the base is called pamor batu lapak and the circumference pamor lices are calloed pamor wendkon.
With two pamor patterns, it is also called dwi warna or bi colored.
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31, Bussorah Street.