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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th June 2022, 08:47 AM
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A typical specimen of the "demonic boy"....

A typical specimen of the "demonic boy". According to some sources, he is the son of Shiva and Parvati, and hence the brother of Ganesha. What an odd family!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th June 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By Jean
Pff, Rare Kumara or Sang Hyang Kumara or Detya...

Pff, Rare Kumara or Sang Hyang Kumara or Detya Rare, etc. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th June 2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,954
Posted By Jean
Some suggestions for explaining the progressing...

Some suggestions for explaining the progressing lack of interest in this keris Forum:
. The Covid pandemic has deeply affected the keris trade (people had other priorities), especially the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th June 2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,954
Posted By Jean
According to the reference Bugis keris book, La...

According to the reference Bugis keris book, La Kurisi seems to be one of the pamor techniques used in Sulawesi (apparently similar to pamor puntiran in Java?), alongwith La Toasi, La Kajing, La...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st June 2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By Jean
It looks like a recent creation IMO :confused:

It looks like a recent creation IMO :confused:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jean
Yes, an ivory atasan is much more prestigious and...

Yes, an ivory atasan is much more prestigious and expensive than a bone one.
Bone would often decay quickly (more or less depending on the type of bone and the selected piece) so it generally looks...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,954
Posted By Jean
Thank you Paul. After further checking, the pamor...

Thank you Paul. After further checking, the pamor pattern of your blade may be Tebbabunga (equivalent to Lar Gangsir in Java), but it is not very clear.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th May 2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,954
Posted By Jean
I am not able to identify this pamor pattern, and...

I am not able to identify this pamor pattern, and I did not find any similar one in the book Senjata Pusaka Bugis.
IMO this blade does not originate from Sulawesi nor Sumatra/ Malaysia but rather...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th May 2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jean
Thank you and yes, ivory materials is very...

Thank you and yes, ivory materials is very possible but the small pits on the reverse side may indicate bone. By the way the hilt is placed in the reverse position.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th May 2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jean
Hello Sidj, Please show us detailed pictures of...

Hello Sidj,
Please show us detailed pictures of the top part of the warangka (front, rear, and top sides, taken at a right angle) for better identification of the materials.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th May 2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,494
Posted By Jean
An interesting kris probably from Lombok, the...

An interesting kris probably from Lombok, the hilt depicts a demon which may be Ravana. The blade would benefit from warangan treating indeed, the ivory warangka in kekandikan style is discolored on...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th May 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Regarding the top part of the...

Hello Alan,
Regarding the top part of the scabbard, Neka calls it sampir/ warangka (page 52) and Djelenga calls it angkup (page 288).
I have several uwers from Bali/ Lombok with pink stones (see...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th May 2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, The sampir of this kris was...

Hello Alan,
The sampir of this kris was replaced by the Dutch seller, it was in sampiran/ bancihan/ jamprahan style originally.
I have no clue about the origin of the pendok as well but it is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th May 2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,860
Posted By Jean
See a similar style of silver pendok with a flat...

See a similar style of silver pendok with a flat buntut for a Bali/ Lombok kris and which has some age.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th April 2022, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jean
I will try to propose an exception to what David...

I will try to propose an exception to what David said about showing esoteric and important blades (at least for me).
However the blade in question is not a keris but a badik from Sulawesi previously...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th April 2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,662
Posted By Jean
They may be famous but I doubt it and the pics...

They may be famous but I doubt it and the pics are very poor! :D
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th April 2022, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, The specimen on the far right of...

Hello Alan,
The specimen on the far right of the top row is in tumenggunan (regent) style IMO because it has 2 flat and parallel faces on the top part.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th April 2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By Jean
Thank you Rob. From the pics the hilt seems to be...

Thank you Rob. From the pics the hilt seems to be made from bone and the insert from wood indeed.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th April 2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By Jean
Yes David, you are probably correct as there...

Yes David, you are probably correct as there seems to be a repair (cap) on the top part.
Shayde, if you can free the hilt, please show us the pesi hole for checking its condition (pitting or not)....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th April 2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,238
Posted By Jean
There were no gems IMO, but just decorative...

There were no gems IMO, but just decorative holes. This is an old Madurese hilt in kojuk mrenges style and made from ivory?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th April 2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,791
Posted By Jean
The ganja of the blade seems to be missing? This...

The ganja of the blade seems to be missing? This type of selut made from gilt brass is common and recent indeed (tourist quality) but this one may have some age?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2022, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,004
Posted By Jean
Dapur Panji Paniwen IMO?

Dapur Panji Paniwen IMO?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th March 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,277
Posted By Jean
Hello Shadejoy, :eek: And do you keep them in...

Hello Shadejoy,
:eek:
And do you keep them in a safe at the bank? :D
Personally I prefer my way and to be able to enjoy my krisses whenever I like and without having to perform any maintenance of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th March 2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,387
Posted By Jean
According to my reference books this is not a...

According to my reference books this is not a traditional Balinese dapur. In Java it may be called Urubing Dilah luk 5, see attached pic.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th March 2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,277
Posted By Jean
Look at this one which has some age (1980's), it...

Look at this one which has some age (1980's), it is not my favorite of course but not so bad. I also have one hilt made of a similar materials, I did not realize it when purchasing these 2 pieces.
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