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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th July 2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,655
Posted By Green
the writing says Ya Allah Ya Muhammad Ya nabi...

the writing says

Ya Allah
Ya Muhammad
Ya nabi (prophet)

on the other side is a a verse from the Qur'an sura 36: 58

Peace (Salam) fron a lord most merciful.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th June 2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By Green
Thank you very much for the link JustYS. That is...

Thank you very much for the link JustYS. That is very interesting. And not least about Mr Maisey's tombak !
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th June 2020, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By Green
Chinese inscriptions on keris

While reading old issues of Arts of Asia, I found this interesting letter in correspondence section of Jan-Feb 1989 issue about Chinese inscription on a Javanese Keris.

I've never come across any...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,360
Posted By Green
Qs on this Bugis(?) type keris

I have a few questions on this keris which look like a Bugis to me which I hope some of us here can comment and give opinion on.

1) The hilt : what is the material made of?... looks like marine...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,474
Posted By Green
Thanks Mariussgmioc for this info. If you don't...

Thanks Mariussgmioc for this info.
If you don't mind can you show your sewar with rhino horn pommel? it would be instructive to me. And about the name tumbuk lada... here's an example...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,474
Posted By Green
Thanks for the confirmation/opinion Detlef!

Thanks for the confirmation/opinion Detlef!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,474
Posted By Green
Now that I have this item in hand, I'll putting...

Now that I have this item in hand, I'll putting up a few close up pics of the handle and part of the sheath. A rather unusual thing for me is the coloration of the handle, it is not black or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th May 2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,344
Posted By Green
Interesting topic regarding whether one should or...

Interesting topic regarding whether one should or shouldn't show photos of their keris. Coming from keris bearing culture myself (Kelantan , Malaysia) and having been interacting with many keris...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,319
Posted By Green
How does the rhino horn look like when it is...

How does the rhino horn look like when it is backlit ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,526
Posted By Green
kris with unusual blade decoration

This kris was auctioned today and it was sold for a relatively hefty hammer price of Euro 2,200 (not to me). What struck me is the unusual blade decoration . Does anyone has similarly decorated...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th March 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By Green
David; it was not insured by the seller/sender....

David;

it was not insured by the seller/sender. But I always assume that the courier service will reimburse for any damage caused by their staff. I'm dissapointed that fedex turns out to be a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,474
Posted By Green
Tumbuk lada with Malayan rhino horn handle?

This tumbuk lada was auctioned today and it was described as follows:-

A 19TH CENTURY MALAYAN RHINO HORN AND STEEL KRIS DAGGER having a carved horn handle with white metal mounts and wooden...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By Green
Thanks Anthony G and Jean. I don't blame the...

Thanks Anthony G and Jean. I don't blame the seller because I've received many other items without damage when the package was even less strong than this before. My feeling is the courier people did...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2020, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,722
Posted By Green
Breakage during shipment

I have never experienced any damage or breakage of items shipped from overseas even for fragile items such as ceramic bowls, until this week that is.

I would like to hear from any of you here, your...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd February 2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Green
Yes Paul B. I won this from the auction. I've...

Yes Paul B. I won this from the auction.

I've not received the keris yet so can't show the blade in close ups.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th January 2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Green
David; Yes the hilt is from Tridachna gigas. In...

David;

Yes the hilt is from Tridachna gigas. In fact, the main reason why Im attracted to this keris in the first place.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Green
Mickey the Finn, that's rather convoluted and too...

Mickey the Finn, that's rather convoluted and too literary for my little head... in any case , may be my english wasn't up to scratch and it was misunderstood. To clarify, I was NOT present when...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2020, 06:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Green
Hello/Salam Alan; That is a rather curious...

Hello/Salam Alan;

That is a rather curious comment from you and quite corresponded to Jagabuana's 'feelings' about this keris. You're usually rather -shall we say- verbose in your comments, so, I'm...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th January 2020, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,156
Posted By Green
Sulawesi bugis for comment

I find this keris blade a bit unusual but I can't put a finger to it why I find it so. This is the only pic I have at the moment. The blade has 15(?) luks. Rather unusual for a normal bugis blade...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2020, 01:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,894
Posted By Green
Many thanks Kai and Battara for your comments...

Many thanks Kai and Battara for your comments and suggestion about the hair.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,894
Posted By Green
Thanks Bob A. Here is the pic of the other side...

Thanks Bob A. Here is the pic of the other side of scabbard. Looks very plain.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,894
Posted By Green
Mandau from Hornbill and Dragon exhibition

This mandau was auctioned on 12 January. It was described as a 19th century mandau exhibited in "Hornbill and Dragon" exhibition in 1991 in a museum in USA. I can not recall the detail as the full...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,942
Posted By Green
Alan, Gavin and the rest of the Australian...

Alan, Gavin and the rest of the Australian forummers, you're all in my thought and prayers too . Hope all of you are safe and the fire will be completely put out and over soon.

I stayed in Tasmania...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd December 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,651
Posted By Green
An aside. Does anyone have any problem accessing...

An aside. Does anyone have any problem accessing the Czerny's website lately? I keep on getting error 404 when trying to log in into my account or open any pages of the website for the past few...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th December 2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,651
Posted By Green
just as an aside, i wonder who got 200,201 and...

just as an aside, i wonder who got 200,201 and 203, all erroneously described as sumatran whereas actually hard to find chotengs (at least the dress are choteng if not the blades)
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