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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 02:14 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
You can hardly compare the blades off these two...

You can hardly compare the blades off these two katars, with the katar blade on the first katar you showed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2018, 12:44 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I cant say that I have seen a katar with a...

I cant say that I have seen a katar with a crooked blade like this one, but then again, I have not seen them all.
The hilt seems to be from south India, maybe 17th century or later.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
olikara, good question, as I dont know the answer...

olikara, good question, as I dont know the answer either:-).


NavdeepBal, please tell us from where in India you come, as the names can differ quite a lot, depending on the different places.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ok, I am with Ariel. Think of the books Stone and...

Ok, I am with Ariel.
Think of the books Stone and Egerton wrote, they are 'Bibles' to the collectors to day. They did make some mistakes, I agree, but they have helped a lot of collectors over a very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2018, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,279
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
To discuss this subject, is the closest you can...

To discuss this subject, is the closest you can come to putting your hand in the fire.
If the hilts are the most important, what about the Teghas - they also have a tulwar hilt, but they get their...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Since you ask Ariel, no I would not pin point it...

Since you ask Ariel, no I would not pin point it to Marwai at the moment.
There are postulates, but no arguments why it should be from there.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 521
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Ariel, Hmmm.. I would be a bit careful when...

Hi Ariel,
Hmmm.. I would be a bit careful when it comes to Pant, as you are well aware.
I think it may relate into another group, which I try to research, and in this group there are several hilt...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ok, hold the blade, nice blade by the way:-), hit...

Ok, hold the blade, nice blade by the way:-), hit the side guards gently against wood - what do you hear?
If you hear like a tuning fork, it is made in one piece, but if you hear nothing, the blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Tatyana, you have a very nice firangi, but I am...

Tatyana, you have a very nice firangi, but I am wondering if the blade could be an Indian copy of an European blade. Does the blade have a ricasso?


Bryce, Andrea Ferrara lived in the city of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Tatyana, do you have other pictures of the...

Tatyana, do you have other pictures of the hilt?
I am sorry but I cant help you with the blade.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 10
Sticky: Importing ivory
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
If you think of importing ivory - check the rules...

If you think of importing ivory - check the rules in the country where you live.
I have just checked the rules in the country where I live, and should I want to import ivory from a third country (not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes, the Hamza is very important if you want to...

Yes, the Hamza is very important if you want to study Indian weapons, beiing from the 16th century, and it shows a lot of different wepons, besides from telling a very special story.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel, I dont remember which picture I sent you,...

Ariel,
I dont remember which picture I sent you, but here are a few from Hamza.
It seems as if only two hilt forms were used, and notice in the picture showing many weapons, in the top left corner...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Solingen had a running wolf, but it does not...

Solingen had a running wolf, but it does not matter if it looks like a fox or a wolf. The point is, that this, and many other European marks, were copied in India - with arms and legs as we say in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th May 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 625
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel, well seen and well remembered - p. 128 in...

Ariel, well seen and well remembered - p. 128 in Elgoods book:-).
Nice show of old swords. I think most collectors go for gold/silver decorated items, and so did I when I started collecting, but now...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd May 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Ariel:-), Maybe you know this already, but...

Hi Ariel:-),
Maybe you know this already, but you may find others being bigger fans of Pant that I am.
I am not sure the 'kissing' cranes are from where he said, but I dont know from where they are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd May 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The ones I have seen are from Rajasthan - if I...

The ones I have seen are from Rajasthan - if I remember correctly. Oh yes, 'solid' silver hilts do exist, Khalili also shows one in his vol. XXI catalogue.

The age can vary a lot from 17th to 19th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd May 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel, fleur-de-lys decoration can be found on...

Ariel, fleur-de-lys decoration can be found on many different hilt types, and in different variations, as you can see in my catalogue.
I have a few silver hilted tulwars, and two of the have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I have been looking for a Todunga for some time...

I have been looking for a Todunga for some time now, and I found one in Islamic Weapons. Maghrib to Mughal by Anthony C. Tirry, page 285.
Have a look here...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Charles, it is not next to impossible, it is...

Charles, it is not next to impossible, it is impossible, as the did not have a scabbard, they were worn in a kind of belt over the shoulder - at least the ones from Coorg.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Nice blade, but how long is it? A pity...

Nice blade, but how long is it?
A pity photographing the stamp did not work, please try again, maybe someone knows from where it is, which would give you an idea of what the hilt should look like.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 578
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Charles, you have a very nice Moplah -...

Charles, you have a very nice Moplah - congratulations:-).


Another weapon but of Hindu origin is the Aydha Katthi from Coorg, which is from about the same area as the Moplah.
After a violent...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,101
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think it will be easier for you to see the...

I think it will be easier for you to see the difference of the katars if I show all four katars on plate 25. The three other katars shown are said to be from Delhi.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,101
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Funny to see such an old thread...

Funny to see such an old thread again.


francantolin, I would clean the blade and etch it, to see if it shown any pattern, and then clean the side guards and the cross bar carefully, not to remove...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
What it wrong? Why dont you show a picture? Dont...

What it wrong? Why dont you show a picture? Dont you know how to do it?
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