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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th February 2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Jean
Hello Marius, You can find this book on the site...

Hello Marius,
You can find this book on the site "Ethnographic art books Leiden" for 60 Euros. The author shows the difference betveen old and recent pieces (which he calls fakes).
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
Oops, sorry Alan, I meant the style of...

Oops, sorry Alan, I meant the style of hairdressing (kind of diadem versus tiara), not the beard.... :o
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 430
Posted By Jean
This slim hilt has a normal lenght for a Madurese...

This slim hilt has a normal lenght for a Madurese piece (about 9 cm) and a practical explanation for its small diameter could be that it was made from taring duyung (dugong tusk) which has a quite...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
Hello Rocarnice, Nice hilt, made from ebony or...

Hello Rocarnice,
Nice hilt, made from ebony or buffalo horn?
The style of hair is not common for a hilt depicting a priest, see more standard specimens attached.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th January 2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Jean
Hello Henk, Sorry if my frank opinion looks crude...

Hello Henk,
Sorry if my frank opinion looks crude but it was not my intent to be unduly critical but to try to help Mr HBHansen for his future kris purchases and I apologize to him if he feels...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th January 2016, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By Jean
Hum, only the kris on the right of the picture...

Hum, only the kris on the right of the picture (from East Java) is a good collectible piece IMO (the front side of the ladrang scabbard is damaged though).
The kris on the left of the pics has a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd January 2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Thank you for the interesting...

Hello Alan,
Thank you for the interesting historical and culltural insight of modern Bali and I agree that the depiction of balinese gods on kris hilts has been progressively corrupted since 1920...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd January 2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
I am not a museum curator but this style of hilt...

I am not a museum curator but this style of hilt is usually identified as Ravana from the leaf or sword in his right hand :)
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd January 2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
Maybe the few remaining hilt master carvers such...

Maybe the few remaining hilt master carvers such as Ida Bagus Pastika or old Balinese collectors? Some members may have met them? :confused:
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd January 2016, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
The first figure seems to depict another god as...

The first figure seems to depict another god as he has fangs, his crown is in a different style, and he holds someting in his left hand rather that showing his long nails...
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd January 2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Jean
Hello Green, First I agree with David that the...

Hello Green,
First I agree with David that the second hilt seems to be made from elephant ivory also and that it is old (about 100 years) and in natural condition.
These 2 (javanese?) blades are...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st January 2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Jean
Agreed, and thanks for the pics. :)

Agreed, and thanks for the pics. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st January 2016, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Jean
The other hilt may well be from marine ivory...

The other hilt may well be from marine ivory indeed but the pics are too small to confirm it. Green, could you please post more detailed pics?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th January 2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 437
Posted By Jean
These Jawa demam hilts are Sumatrese but they do...

These Jawa demam hilts are Sumatrese but they do not look to be from Gayo origin to me, the one shown in post# 3 seems to be made from elephant ivory as identified from the longitudinal cracks...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th January 2016, 08:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
A common quality specimen made from copper and...

A common quality specimen made from copper and with a bit of age, similar figure as Marius' one but the attribute in the right hand is not clearly visible on the pic.
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th January 2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
Bima is normally depicted with a different style...

Bima is normally depicted with a different style of hairdo (a curled crest at the back of the head), you can check it on Dr Google. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th January 2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
I tend to agree with Alan. Although Marius' hilt...

I tend to agree with Alan. Although Marius' hilt shows similar features to Alan's exceptional specimen, the craftsmanship is much poorer and there are some deviations such as the attribute in the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th January 2016, 09:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,360
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, In his previous book "Keris Bali...

Hello Alan,
In his previous book "Keris Bali Bersejarah" Pande Wayan Suteja Neka does identify most of the "royal" figures depicted on togogan hilts (Prabu Ratmaja, Dewa Indra, etc.), however he just...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th January 2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 587
Posted By Jean
Hi David, I agree that the warangka looks iras...

Hi David,
I agree that the warangka looks iras and about what you say about these 2 krisses. I attach the pic of a better madurese "soldier" kris for reference.
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th January 2016, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 884
Posted By Jean
I would like to see the peksi hole (decaying/...

I would like to see the peksi hole (decaying/ pitting or not?) before giving a more definite opinion but would guess for either tanduk rusa (deer antller) or whale bone (not tooth). The origin of the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd December 2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Jean
This dapur with 7 luk and a very long twin...

This dapur with 7 luk and a very long twin sogokan is not a Centre Javanese standard. :)
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th December 2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Jean
You are right, the kembang kacang is just...

You are right, the kembang kacang is just worn-out.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By Jean
Hello Harry, Some replies about your kris: . The...

Hello Harry,
Some replies about your kris:
. The scabbard is in gayaman style from Yogyakarta, and the crosspiece has a valuable kendit band (genuine or dyed?).
. The old wooden hilt is in raksasa...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By Jean
I found by chance a very similar blade to this...

I found by chance a very similar blade to this one (with also 9 shallow waves and a similar pamor pattern) shown on page 60 of the reference book "Keris Bali Bersejarah" so it may be a balinese blade...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th December 2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Jean
Dear Gio, As I said the names I gave are those...

Dear Gio,
As I said the names I gave are those apparently used in Sulawesi (refer to the Bugis kris book if you have it). Yes, Pamor Timpalala is the triangular motif at the base, and there is a...
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