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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th February 2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Sajen
Hello Robert, I've handled already quite some of...

Hello Robert,

I've handled already quite some of this spoons since a friend of mine has a shop for ethnograhic items from New Guinea and others. This spoons you can find in other forms also in parts...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th February 2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Sajen
Hello Robert, it's a spoon, I guess Spepik...

Hello Robert,

it's a spoon, I guess Spepik region made from coconut shell. Maybe Abelam, but not sure.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 328
Posted By Sajen
Yes Ron, tagalog and bahasa Indonesia are both...

Yes Ron, tagalog and bahasa Indonesia are both Malay languages and this is not the only analogy, senjata you will understand for sure. ;)
The round base (buntut) is not only found by scabbards from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 328
Posted By Sajen
Here some fast taken pictures from my badik with...

Here some fast taken pictures from my badik with similar fittings like Rolands example but with a "usual" blade shape.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 328
Posted By Sajen
Hello Ron, yours is also a very nice and unusual...

Hello Ron,

yours is also a very nice and unusual example. "Tusuk" mean needle/spit so your translation is correct. I still would call it badik.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 328
Posted By Sajen
Hello Roland, never seen a badik like this, very...

Hello Roland,

never seen a badik like this, very unusual. I have a badik from Salayar island but with a starlike cross section, see here:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 327
Posted By Sajen
Agree in all points. Most likely before WWII to...

Agree in all points. Most likely before WWII to be correct.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Sajen
Hello Russel, I am not sure where and when but I...

Hello Russel,

I am not sure where and when but I am nearly sure to have seen a sewar scabbard like this before. Your scabbard don't look recarved to my eyes.
I think that the blade was cleaned to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,154
Posted By Sajen
Yup, agree with Andrew, very nice! :cool:

Yup, agree with Andrew, very nice! :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Sajen
Hello Russel, beautiful sewar and a great...

Hello Russel,

beautiful sewar and a great restore job from Robert, nearly invisible. Maybe give the blade an etch, they are normally very fine laminated.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: European Armoury 22nd February 2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Sajen
Good luck for receiving it! :)

Good luck for receiving it! :)
Forum: European Armoury 21st February 2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 364
Posted By Sajen
Very nice dagger with good age, like it very...

Very nice dagger with good age, like it very much! :) When you don't like it send it to me. ;) :D

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Sajen
Do you sure that the hilt is leather covered as...

Do you sure that the hilt is leather covered as well? Looks like brass to my eyes. :shrug:

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Sajen
Hello Ausjulis, thank you for confirming my...

Hello Ausjulis,

thank you for confirming my guess! :) You're right, the writing is Burmese and the sword byself is as well typical burmese. The leather cover is what you see also by WWII shingunto,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Sajen
Thank you as well dark379. ;) Regards, Detlef

Thank you as well dark379. ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Sajen
Hello Udo, thank you very much for your kind...

Hello Udo,

thank you very much for your kind words! :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 466
Posted By Sajen
Hello rvr, this dha is not a Thai daab but a...

Hello rvr,

this dha is not a Thai daab but a Burmese dha, age ca. 1930-1945 with a very unusual scabbard. The leather cover is not used normally by the Burmese. My wild guess would be that a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Sajen
Hello Jose, thank you as well. Like I've seen you...

Hello Jose,
thank you as well. Like I've seen you have such a datu dagger in your collection, beautiful piece btw.
It seems that you like Ron also think that the belt is worked from braided human...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Sajen
Hello Barry, thank you for your kind words. :) I...

Hello Barry,
thank you for your kind words. :) I think you mean this thread: http://www.vikingsword.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000548.html
An other informative thread is this one:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Sajen
Hello Ron, thank you for comment! :) Very good...

Hello Ron,

thank you for comment! :) Very good hint that the "belt" (?) could be from braided human hair. I wonder if there has been once silver bands at the hilt but can't see any clue like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
Posted By Sajen
A Mandaya dagger for comment

I was able to acquire this rare Mandaya dagger with a fault but have the hope that it will be possible to restore it.
Here the good pictures from the seller who thought that it is a Sudanese dagger,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 430
Posted By Sajen
Hello Udo, agree with Jose, not...

Hello Udo,
agree with Jose, not Visayan/Philippine but Cuban, see the link David R has provided.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Sajen
Hi Charles, agree in both points with you, see...

Hi Charles,

agree in both points with you, see for example here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=18413&highlight=barong+chinese

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Sajen
Thank you both for comment. :) It was my guess...

Thank you both for comment. :)

It was my guess also that it is a Sulu barong but was unsure. The unbroken okir carving at the tail is indeed beautiful.
Jose, any guess about the age from this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 404
Posted By Sajen
Beautiful barong for our archives and comment

This beautiful barong was sold recently by ebay, I think it is worth to save the seller pictures for our archives for later reference. Any guesses about the age and origin from this...
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