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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Rand, I see what you mean, and I think this could...

Rand,
I see what you mean, and I think this could be the case.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Just call me Jens. I think that looking for...

Just call me Jens.
I think that looking for carpets and such would be a very good idea, as these things have been far more researched the the weapons - so they may give a hint.l
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes the Cintamani (clouds?) is often shown with...

Yes the Cintamani (clouds?) is often shown with three dots or maybe it is a flower.
Hilt probably Deccan 17th century with a straight blade.
Catalogue pp. 313-314.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,503
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Rand, Nice to hear from you:-). The layer of...

Hi Rand,
Nice to hear from you:-).
The layer of gold is quite thick, but I am not sure I understand what you mean when you write, 'it seems to follow the wootz pattern'.
Catalogue pp. 145-146.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,503
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here are two examples. One while the umbrella...

Here are two examples.
One while the umbrella still was royal - in gold on a katar, and the other one on a tulwar.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,503
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Mytribalworld, Have you found out something...

Hi Mytribalworld,
Have you found out something about the eye since last - about ten years!
I think it is interesting, as several peoples have used the eye, so it is/was known world wide. But the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Rumple9 I should have added that studying carpets...

Rumple9 I should have added that studying carpets and textiles from the area might be a good idea.
Ok here is mine. Total length without scabbard 50 cm.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
When seeing Rumple9's khyberknife I wonder what...

When seeing Rumple9's khyberknife I wonder what this decoration should illustrate. There must have been some thoughts behind it.
Have you had a look at architecture to see if you can find the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ibrahiim, could you possible turn the pictures so...

Ibrahiim, could you possible turn the pictures so they will fit within the frame?
Thank you
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you for showing this Fernando, some of them...

Thank you for showing this Fernando, some of them I have never seen before.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th January 2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here is the sickle with the three dots. Detail...

Here is the sickle with the three dots.
Detail from a tulwar blade. Mughal late 17th to early 18th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jim, The five dots are share one of the dots,...

Jim,
The five dots are share one of the dots, have a look here.
This blade is quite unusual, as one side is wootz and the other side is pattern welded with only two fullers along the blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Fernando, You may be able to see that...

Thank you Fernando,
You may be able to see that one, and only one of them at the end of the blade, is 'closed' with three dots as well.
It is interesting that the inscription under the disc, as well...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The sword shown below was owned by Shri Jodh...

The sword shown below was owned by Shri Jodh Bahadur/Rao Jodh II of Salumbar/Udaipur/Mewar, and is dated VS 1927 - AD 1870-71. Born AD 1833 and ruled from 1863 to 1901(?).

The three dots have been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Rumpel9, It is a very interesting Khyper knife....

Rumpel9,
It is a very interesting Khyper knife. Did you buy this, or another one like it?
The hilt is, as you mention, quite unusual so it is likely newer, and I dont remember to have seen a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,816
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here are two more Buduhs.

Here are two more Buduhs.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 95,688
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
"Lastly, the severed giraffe head was both...

"Lastly, the severed giraffe head was both unnecessary and in poor taste."


I very much agree with David.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th January 2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Sticky: Importing ivory
Views: 8,871
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I have been tempted, so I have tried to check it...

I have been tempted, so I have tried to check it once more.
I live in Switzerland, so to import a dagger with an ivory hilt I will need a certificate from the seller, and one from the country where I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The hole could be for a pin attached to a short...

The hole could be for a pin attached to a short chain attached to the scabbard to make sure the sword stays in the scabbard.
I have seen this on jade daggers - see below, but I have never seen this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,841
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Is there a hole in one of the quillons? All the...

Is there a hole in one of the quillons?
All the dotted circles are a riddle to me, but the hilt looks a bit like the hilts used by the Talpurs of Sind, although I doubt it is from there.
How broad is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Lets forget about it, as it was not very...

Lets forget about it, as it was not very important.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,080
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes, the hand/s and the foot are at risk, but on...

Yes, the hand/s and the foot are at risk, but on the other hand, you have to risk something if you want to end in a museum:-).
A number of statues and several miniatures show hunters (likely...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Where is this hilt?

This hilt was shown some time ago on the forum - does anyone know where it is now?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Godt nytår til jer alle - med ønsket om gode køb...

Godt nytår til jer alle - med ønsket om gode køb i det nye år:-).
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