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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Maurice
I would start just with a kitchen scourer and a...

I would start just with a kitchen scourer and a regular dish soap to remove the old label. Give it a good soak and rub, before you try something more aggressive...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 365
Posted By Maurice
It's probably 18th century or early 19th...

It's probably 18th century or early 19th century.
I would leave it as it is now, maybe a bit polishing the silverwork at the handle, but be carefull you don't "clean" the patina of the ivory.
If it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Maurice
[QUOTE=spiral] Kronckew Could the mostly sapwood...

[QUOTE=spiral]

Kronckew Could the mostly sapwood side of a paddle club have been damaged & then later re shaped to how it looks now?
[QUOTE]

I think that this could be likely the case, that it was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Maurice
I only noticed the shaft and butt reminds me of...

I only noticed the shaft and butt reminds me of Solomon island clubs, but I don't know if it is one. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 551
Posted By Maurice
The butt end and oval shaped shaft are carved the...

The butt end and oval shaped shaft are carved the same as the paddle shaped war clubs from the Solomon islands.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 713
Posted By Maurice
Congratulations Ron, What an awesome piece. The...

Congratulations Ron,

What an awesome piece.
The handle is striking and has a good old patina.
Great carving too...

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th March 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 602
Posted By Maurice
A lovely piece and great to see it in uncleaned...

A lovely piece and great to see it in uncleaned condition!

Rare find and in very good condition!

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Maurice
PS they also had smaller knives for different...

PS they also had smaller knives for different household purposes.
For instance on this photo, where the dayak is cutting out the pattern of a beadwork.
As you can see, he is not doing it with a side...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Maurice
In the literature often they refer to decompose...

In the literature often they refer to decompose knives or scalp knives when talking about these kind of sideknives, to cut off the flesh of a raced head.
This was not true at all, because these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 756
Posted By Maurice
The hilt is supercool!

The hilt is supercool!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By Maurice
And this one is my other one.

And this one is my other one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By Maurice
I have two in my collection with strip at the...

I have two in my collection with strip at the scabbard.
Both from East Borneo, Kutai.

This one is definately the best from both and one of my favorites in my collection...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,103
Posted By Maurice
The old style scabbards from Negara often had a...

The old style scabbards from Negara often had a carved "look-a-like" stick like the ones from Kutai, not a real one.

Best,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By Maurice
Today I have seen a Batak podang, very old balde...

Today I have seen a Batak podang, very old balde and etched on the same way as yours Tim!
Not the same motifs, but some text.

Unfortunately I don't have a photo of it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 551
Posted By Maurice
Thanks for sharing, indeed a beautifull piece...

Thanks for sharing,

indeed a beautifull piece Detlef!

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By Maurice
South Borneo (Bandjermassin and surroundings),...

South Borneo (Bandjermassin and surroundings), were a wasp's nest of cultures and people!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,901
Posted By Maurice
Just for reference...

Just for reference...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By Maurice
The inlay/decoration is coming back in the...

The inlay/decoration is coming back in the handguard and "screw" on top of the handle.
So there might be a possibility a foreign artisan made the inlay in Bandjermasin?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 769
Posted By Maurice
That is a fantastic and interesting...

That is a fantastic and interesting sword!
Congratulations with your beauty. I can't give you more information about the blade, as I have never seen something like this before.
I hope others would be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,277
Posted By Maurice
Super beautifull piece Ron! Congratulations!!!

Super beautifull piece Ron!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: Swap Forum 16th December 2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By Maurice
the last update of the year has been completed,...

the last update of the year has been completed, also with some rare weapons and shields.

All a wonderfull 2015!

Best wishes,
Maurice

www.bataviacollectables.com
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Maurice
Schmeltz J.D.E., Ethnographie von Borneo...

Schmeltz J.D.E., Ethnographie von Borneo (1892)

6a and 6b
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By Maurice
Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin...

Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin area...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Maurice
I wouldn't be surprised if this is a...

I wouldn't be surprised if this is a "Javanese" mandau. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By Maurice
A great display like that Willem. They almost...

A great display like that Willem.

They almost don't look like they are pretty rare finds all together.... :D

Maurice
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