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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th November 2023, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Jean
Yes David, you are correct.

Yes David, you are correct.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th November 2023, 08:24 PM
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Posted By Jean
Hum, it may be a singa bersayap after all.

Hum, it may be a singa bersayap after all.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th November 2023, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, This is my opinion only but this...

Hello Alan,
This is my opinion only but this carving does not look like a standard singa for the following reasons:
. Head: fangs, bulging eyes, ears, hair
. Wings
. Sitting position, no penis,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th November 2023, 04:34 PM
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Posted By Jean
IMO the carved winged animal on the gandik does...

IMO the carved winged animal on the gandik does not depict a singa but Garuda, see what it is holding in its front legs (snake or turtle?) and compare with the attached image from the Tropenmuseum....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th November 2023, 09:30 AM
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Posted By Jean
Helllo Mariec, This looks like an old (19th...

Helllo Mariec,
This looks like an old (19th century?) balinese blade of good standard although it would benefit from being cleaned & treated for improving the pamor contrast. The winged animal at...
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