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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd April 2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 305
Posted By Jean
An older version of Madurese sandang walikat or...

An older version of Madurese sandang walikat or "soldier" wrongko?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th April 2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Jean
Hi Paul, The hilt is stuck and I did not attempt...

Hi Paul,
The hilt is stuck and I did not attempt to free it yet (a delicate operation as it is cracked). Yes, I will try to fit a proper pendokok, and the nose was either slightly reshaped or worn,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th April 2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Jean
Some similar yet different styles of wrongkos...

Some similar yet different styles of wrongkos from the same area (some old and some recent).
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th April 2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Jean
Correct Nik but this type of blade is also...

Correct Nik but this type of blade is also commonly found with Minang krisses (besides the short blades with 3 luk), see some specimens in my book for instance.
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th April 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Jean
Hello Detlef, Thank you and this is what I am...

Hello Detlef,
Thank you and this is what I am guessing too, I attach a pic of the blade (in typical bahari style).
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th April 2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Jean
Wrongko for comment

I recently acquired this interesting old kris attributed to Sumatra (sorry for the pic quality, I will shoot better ones later) and I would like to get your opinions about its origin. The buntut at...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th April 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 469
Posted By Jean
According to the booklet "Keris dan senjata...

According to the booklet "Keris dan senjata pusaka bahari" which seems well documented and written by experienced collectors, this wrongko would be locally called Perahu Labuh "ship at anchor" and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th April 2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Jean
Dear Kai, Would you classify the gold work on the...

Dear Kai,
Would you classify the gold work on the blade shown by David as kinatah or sinarasah?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th April 2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Jean
Hum, the heavy pieces of gold are just steel/...

Hum, the heavy pieces of gold are just steel/ iron covered by a thin layer of gold?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th April 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Jean
Hello Nik, You can check "nickel...

Hello Nik,
You can check "nickel silver" or "alpaca" on Wikipedia (typically 60% copper/ 20% nickel/ 20% zinc alloy) and your scabbard is probably made from this metal but some pieces made from mamas...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th April 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 669
Posted By Jean
Just my contribution to this thread: . The name...

Just my contribution to this thread:
. The name "gana" for this style of hilt is known and used by all hilts collectors (including Indonesians) so it should be sufficient to validate it.
. According...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th March 2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By Jean
Hello Nik, As explained by Alan, you and I are...

Hello Nik,
As explained by Alan, you and I are not part of the Javanese culture so we are free to show any blade we wish without restriction. I attach the full pics of two Tegal krisses, one with a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th March 2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By Jean
Among European collectors this style of wrongko...

Among European collectors this style of wrongko is said to have "hanging ears" on the sides.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th March 2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By Jean
May we know on which basis? Certainly an old...

May we know on which basis? Certainly an old blade but....
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd March 2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By Jean
Like Detlef, I also know the name capil for this...

Like Detlef, I also know the name capil for this type of warangka, I learned it from a well-known kris collector & seller from Surabaya. However this specimen is peculiar because of the carved...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th February 2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Jean
I understand David but for me it is important to...

I understand David but for me it is important to try to know whether these short blades fitted on Balinese / Lombok krisses are original or not (dealer's montage). They may be older blades as you...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th February 2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Jean
The sampir is designed for a ganja kelap...

The sampir is designed for a ganja kelap lintah... :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th February 2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Jean
Mismatched blade and scabbard?

Mismatched blade and scabbard?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th February 2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Jean
Few observations & questions but not...

Few observations & questions but not conclusions about Athanase's kris:
. The sunggingan sampir appears quite recently painted?
. Yes, the blade has some Bali/ Lombok features such as the twin lambe...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th February 2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By Jean
Nice old kris, congratulations! The blade is very...

Nice old kris, congratulations!
The blade is very short as compared to the scabbard and has a worn leaf pamor (Blarak Ngirid or similar?). I am curious to know the opinions from the members about its...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 24th February 2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,137
Posted By Jean
Dear members, The second edition of the book was...

Dear members,
The second edition of the book was published few weeks ago and most copies were sold but few are still available for the interested collectors. Due to the limited number of copies I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan and I fully agree. Regards

Thank you Alan and I fully agree.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jean
Alan and GC, Thank you for the very interesting...

Alan and GC,
Thank you for the very interesting discussion! In order to illustrate the subject for the non-specialists, are you able to show us a specimen of a blade with wesi pulen, although I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th February 2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jean
AFAIK Pangeran (Prince) Sendang Sedayu (also...

AFAIK Pangeran (Prince) Sendang Sedayu (also called empu Supa?) was a famous empu from the Majapahit period.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th February 2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By Jean
Hello, I frankly do not know this term but may be...

Hello,
I frankly do not know this term but may be Alan will be aware about it.
Could you please show us a picture of a blade with such a pamor?
Regards
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