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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,799
Posted By Maurice
Hello Fried, You have a good old Batak podang...

Hello Fried,

You have a good old Batak podang with VOC blade.
I have seen several podangs with VOC blade and it is always nice seeing one pop up here or there.

Best wishes,
Maurice
Forum: Swap Forum 6th May 2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By Maurice
www.bataviacollectables.com updated

Hi all,

Besides a nice and complete Kutai mandau (east Borneo) and from Aceh a sikin panjang with silver fittings on the handle, we have an extremely rare and high quality Gayo rencong for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th April 2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
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: 420
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: 645
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: 645
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: 645
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: 21
Views: 952
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: 673
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: 567
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: 567
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: 810
Posted By Maurice
The hilt is supercool!

The hilt is supercool!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,184
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: 2,184
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: 2,184
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: 1,134
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: 584
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: 802
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: 2,972
Posted By Maurice
Just for reference...

Just for reference...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
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: 802
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: 1,343
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: 855
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: 636
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: 636
Posted By Maurice
Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin...

Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin area...
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