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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By Maurice
My favorite of Ron's group is the second one from...

My favorite of Ron's group is the second one from the right, with the two horn spacers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By Maurice
Lovely barong.

Lovely barong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By Maurice
Yes, I agree with you Kai... Belt looks good and...

Yes, I agree with you Kai... Belt looks good and old!
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th January 2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Maurice
Used like this, to buckly up a mandau around the...

Used like this, to buckly up a mandau around the waist...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th January 2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By Maurice
It is a hornbill ivory carved piece, used as belt...

It is a hornbill ivory carved piece, used as belt buckle of a mandau.
Super patina by the way! Very old
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 875
Posted By Maurice
Ron, you surely have the most lovely pieces lying...

Ron, you surely have the most lovely pieces lying around....

:eek:

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 880
Posted By Maurice
Sorry, I'm not convinced this is an old style...

Sorry, I'm not convinced this is an old style mandau, and probably more recent....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,764
Posted By Maurice
Hi Ian, you're welcome. Here a picture of the...

Hi Ian,

you're welcome.
Here a picture of the hilt.

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,465
Posted By Maurice
An extremely good blade. One of the best I've...

An extremely good blade. One of the best I've ever seen on a jimpul!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,764
Posted By Maurice
Hi Ian, sorry, I looked over it. I added some...

Hi Ian, sorry, I looked over it.

I added some photos of a similar blade of the same area, only for sure a 19th century one. Hopefully you will see the craftmanship compared with your blade.
The...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,513
Posted By Maurice
Extremely hard to find! Supercool sword Ben! ...

Extremely hard to find!

Supercool sword Ben! :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,764
Posted By Maurice
Nope. Keep in mind that wraps can be exchanged...

Nope. Keep in mind that wraps can be exchanged easily from one grip to another.......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,764
Posted By Maurice
IMO I'm not sure if the scabbard is from the 19th...

IMO I'm not sure if the scabbard is from the 19th century, and the "thin versus thick rattan" has nothing to do with the age of the scabbard. :-)
I've seen very old collected Borneo swords with huge,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,764
Posted By Maurice
There is a kind of truth in this, but in mine...

There is a kind of truth in this, but in mine opinion this is not an age indicator for the 100%.
Ofcourse the fine rattan work often is found on older hilts, and the plaited rattan on the more recent...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,764
Posted By Maurice
Ian, how thick is the spine at the base of the...

Ian, how thick is the spine at the base of the blade?

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By Maurice
Hello Willem, yes, I found my "login"...

Hello Willem,

yes, I found my "login" details again. :-)

When you do a little research about the Borneo swords in some museums, you will find out that the Nyabor is not frequently found amongst...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By Maurice
PS, here is a parang Nyabor I have in my Borneo...

PS, here is a parang Nyabor I have in my Borneo collection...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,186
Posted By Maurice
Parang Niabors indeed are rare to find, also...

Parang Niabors indeed are rare to find, also because they are very old, and a charactaristic sword in use, when the langgai tinggai and jimpul were even called recent.
Even in museum collections they...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,529
Posted By Maurice
Beautiful kris Charles. Congratulations. The...

Beautiful kris Charles. Congratulations.
The pommel exceptional!

Also it looks very good after the finishing touch!

Best regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,369
Posted By Maurice
My sincerely condoleances to his family and...

My sincerely condoleances to his family and friends.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,709
Posted By Maurice
Hi Detlef, Don't know which nut it is, but have...

Hi Detlef,

Don't know which nut it is, but have seen it before used as belt buckle.

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,709
Posted By Maurice
Hi Willem, A piece of a human skull it is. Nice...

Hi Willem,

A piece of a human skull it is.

Nice find your mandau!

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,709
Posted By Maurice
Thanks for posting Willem. Looks nice and lots of...

Thanks for posting Willem. Looks nice and lots of balast. :-)

This is one of the beltbuckles on a mandau from South Borneo in my private collection. Simple, but very interesting.......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th May 2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By Maurice
A similar shield

Hi,

a good friend has a similar shield in his collection!

Kind regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,178
Posted By Maurice
Yes I know what you mean. And this could ofcourse...

Yes I know what you mean. And this could ofcourse be possible. The marriage is native IMO. The golden crowns are "carved" into the Ivory of the hilt itself, which is seen on a regular base with...
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