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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2019, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Athanase
Sundanese golok

Here is smal sundanese golok from Cibatu (west of Bandung). It's not very old (but before 1980). I really like its handle in the shape of a bird's head.
The handle is in buffalo horn, the scabbard in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 308
Posted By Athanase
For me is an algerian Bou Saadi. The genoui...

For me is an algerian Bou Saadi. The genoui blades are longer and have a more symmetrical shape.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th September 2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Athanase
I can only say that they are recent Papuan masks...

I can only say that they are recent Papuan masks for the tourist market.
I'm not able to make the differences between the masks of different ethnic groups but for having seen many I really feel that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,762
Posted By Athanase
I agree with Detlef, for me is Toraja sword. The...

I agree with Detlef, for me is Toraja sword. The scabbard and handle (rare model) are typical.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By Athanase
Yes, but it's He is acollector / professional...

Yes, but it's He is acollector / professional seller of Indonesian (mainly) ethnographic object (mostly timor), he lives most of the year in Bali.
He also had a "Timor Keris".
A very old javanvaise...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By Athanase
Hello Detlef, The blade is laminated but isn't...

Hello Detlef,
The blade is laminated but isn't very apparent.
On this sword in particular he had no information, he bought it from the owner's descent, it was totally rusty. For other timor's sword...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th July 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By Athanase
I love the blade!! :) In addition to its...

I love the blade!! :)

In addition to its "lips", a handle and mendak in a javanese style but the rest with balinese style, your keris also asks the same question. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By Athanase
Hemola from Savu Island (Type E )

Hello,

This is my second sword from "Timor": a Hemola from Savu island (the seller bought it on the place).
I also have another handle of the same style (Type E in Timor's sword classification) but...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th July 2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By Athanase
Yes it's the two lips of each side of Wrongko...

Yes it's the two lips of each side of Wrongko that made me doubt because they are identical to Javanese wrongko.
On the other hand, I agree that all the other details of this sheath are perfectly...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By Athanase
Unusual balinese warangka.

Hello,
I would like your opinion on this keris.
The overall shape is Balinese but there is some details on the warangka that could make more Javanese.

What do you think?

Blade length : 33cm
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th July 2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By Athanase
Ok, Kai and David, thank you very much for your...

Ok, Kai and David, thank you very much for your opinion. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By Athanase
More pictures of the hilt :

More pictures of the hilt :
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th July 2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By Athanase
The fiting of the blade in the wrangka is not...

The fiting of the blade in the wrangka is not very good, the tip of the Ganja is a bit too wide and you have to force a bit to insert the blade completely.
On the deer, it's just fine line features...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th July 2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By Athanase
More pictures

More pictures
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th July 2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,002
Posted By Athanase
Keris with nice Naga Kinatah blade for comments

Hello,

Here is my last bet (a little crazy).
I bought this Keris without seeing the blade, seduced only by the delicacy of the details of the handle and the sheath that seemed very old and atypical....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd June 2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By Athanase
Thank you for this valuable information! For the...

Thank you for this valuable information!

For the scabbard, the gambar was originally with another old Keris Segaluh blade, but it lacked the ganja (without gandar, without mendak nor handle).
For...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd June 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,181
Posted By Athanase
Old Cirebon Keris for comment.

Hello,

When I bought this old Keris there was only the blade and the handle with a remnant of Gandar with pendok from Madura. But when I look the blade and the handle I suppose that it comes rather...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th June 2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,283
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I received today a big Kriss with a strong...

Hello,
I received today a big Kriss with a strong blade of 45cm long.
I hesitate also between the north of Java or East Java.
The dapur is similar but with greneng.
I'll be posting photos this...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th May 2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Athanase
Thank you for your comments. I apologize for my...

Thank you for your comments.
I apologize for my late response but lost my password. :shrug:

I don't think this Keris Sajen is very old (XXth entury but before 1970) but even if it doesn't respect...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By Athanase
Hello, For me it's dapur Brojol and pamor Adeg...

Hello,
For me it's dapur Brojol and pamor Adeg but I can't say more.

Did you stain yourself?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Athanase
Unusual Sajen Keris

Hello,

I bought this Keris Sajen from a collection of Indonesian artifacts collected locally between 1960 and 1975.
(There was also a mini tombak and two other mini Keris in sandang walikat dress...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Athanase
It's very nice sword from Caucasus and northem of...

It's very nice sword from Caucasus and northem of Black See ( Russia, Ukainia ) wich is names Shashka, but I don't know enough to say more.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Athanase
I think also that is a Nias spear. :shrug:

I think also that is a Nias spear. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,046
Posted By Athanase
"Mini Balato"

Hello,

I have a "vintage" (I don't think that is very old) mini balato.
The blade is relatively thick (4mm) and measures 12,6cm
Overall size : 22cm

The style of the handle is close to that of small...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 992
Posted By Athanase
If it helps, I add the link to the subject of my...

If it helps, I add the link to the subject of my similar knife :

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21855&highlight=tiuk

And another link to my betel knives one of which is really...
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