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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By asomotif
Very nice spear. :) The clean up with...

Very nice spear. :)

The clean up with sandpaper :confused: :shrug: is not very nice imho.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By asomotif
Yes, nice shoulder shield indeed !!!

Yes, nice shoulder shield indeed !!!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th June 2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By asomotif
Like this Teuku from Northern Sumatra.

Like this Teuku from Northern Sumatra.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By asomotif
Hello Charles, I did not etch it myself. The...

Hello Charles,

I did not etch it myself.
The blade was pretty much in this condition when I bought it.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By asomotif
Finally took some pictures with acceptable...

Finally took some pictures with acceptable daylight of a peudeung from my own collection. Scabbard leather over wood.
Blade is laminated, What would you call this blade ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By asomotif
Maurice, I believe these scabbards are of very...

Maurice,

I believe these scabbards are of very light wood with a thin layer of leather.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By asomotif
collection Wereldmuseum Rotterdam inv.nr. 34300

collection Wereldmuseum Rotterdam inv.nr. 34300
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By asomotif
Here 2 with more elaborate decorations in the...

Here 2 with more elaborate decorations in the metal ferrule.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By asomotif
I found several examples in the RMV Leiden...

I found several examples in the RMV Leiden collection under madurese.

The 2nd one named "Tjalok", the other one just "kapmes" (=machette)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By asomotif
Thanks Amuk, Tjeloerit, as in celurit / clurit ...

Thanks Amuk,

Tjeloerit, as in celurit / clurit etc... :)
I will try to find similar pieces in Museum collections to get some more references.

carok, I will try to find some info about banning by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd June 2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 921
Posted By asomotif
Dear Charles, A very nice example. I believe...

Dear Charles,

A very nice example.

I believe you already give a lot of details about the origin and construction.
I agree with the theory that this blade was bought from outside Atjeh.
There are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By asomotif
Hello David, Here is a close up of the...

Hello David,

Here is a close up of the decoration.

It does indeed remind of crowns on Atjeh weapons, but not more than that. The style and execution are very different from the atjeh weapons I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By asomotif
Thank you Amuk, I hoped you would share your...

Thank you Amuk, I hoped you would share your opninion on this one.

Yes, I know that Madurese played a rol in the KNIL army.
Based on that, and on the Madurese weapons I found in the collection of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By asomotif
KUDI FROM MADURA / USED IN ATJEH ?

I bought this well made Kudi togther with some shields from Atjeh.
Which already gave me the idea that this weapon should be placed in Atjeh.

Than I bumped into an old picture of the "Atjeh display"...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 587
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, Nice catch indeed. The rattan...

Hello Detlef,

Nice catch indeed.
The rattan across the front and around the edges seems to be all there.
That is a great plus.

I would suggest to start with restoring the bone inlays and the nassa...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th May 2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 513
Posted By asomotif
And here we are, wondering why old mendak are...

And here we are, wondering why old mendak are scarce :D

Nive collection btw.
Allways good to bring this under the attention.
I really dislike the cheap mendak that are sometimes seen on nice old...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By asomotif
Hello Green, Some better (close up) pictures of...

Hello Green,

Some better (close up) pictures of the blade might help.
But it looks like a forged blade, and the pitts are already created during the forging :shrug:

Do you have a close up of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 496
Posted By asomotif
This mandau is 2nd half 20th century, made for...

This mandau is 2nd half 20th century, made for ceremonial wear / dancing.
Traditional motifs and techniques, but less refined.

The blade looks like a machinemade blade.
The name appears to be...
Forum: Swap Forum 1st May 2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By asomotif
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By asomotif
Nice Alamang, The white horn is beautifull. and...

Nice Alamang,

The white horn is beautifull. and quite rare I guess on this type of weapon.

It coud be that the foot of the scabbard is missing. But overall it looks like an untouched example....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By asomotif
I would love to see pictures of the Gawai...

I would love to see pictures of the Gawai antu.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 393
Posted By asomotif
Ps. leaving the markings behind... what a...

Ps. leaving the markings behind...

what a wonderfull carved handle ! simpel and elegant.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By asomotif
Is this a tulwar blade ? Could it be a Sappeurs...

Is this a tulwar blade ?

Could it be a Sappeurs blade ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Swap Forum 12th April 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By asomotif
sold

sold
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By asomotif
Thank you for the pictures. This looks like an...

Thank you for the pictures.

This looks like an original colour without the wax.
I assume the shield is of a lightweight wood ?

I still have my doubts on when and why a skull was fixed to the...
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