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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Sajen
Hi Gunar, It look like an Algerian knife...

Hi Gunar,

It look like an Algerian knife (razor?). And yes, please clean the blade and polish up a little bit (not too much) the brass handle. Don't worry, the brass inlay is deep enough so there is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By Sajen
Another one will enter the collection. Note the...

Another one will enter the collection. Note the different handle style.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, Since no one want to comment I...

Hello Charles,

Since no one want to comment I will give it a try. Yes it look Javanese to my eyes but I am unsure.

Would be nice to know what Alan think about it! ;) :)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2020, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sajen
Like said, I never before I have seen a similar...

Like said, I never before I have seen a similar knife. :shrug: I only want to point to a possible origin. ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sajen
But a LP is Batak instead of Aceh! ;)...

But a LP is Batak instead of Aceh! ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, Most beautiful knife! :) Never...

Hello Charles,

Most beautiful knife! :) Never seen such a knife before but it remember me a little bit to my lopah petawaran.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 11:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Sajen
Hello Dave, The blade has the wrong form, the...

Hello Dave,

The blade has the wrong form, the scabbard is wrong, the patination somewhat odd. The handle look good, nice carved. Sure I only can be when handling the piece but I am very skeptical....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By Sajen
PS: I doubt that such an axe was in use by Sasak...

PS: I doubt that such an axe was in use by Sasak poeple, see here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasak_people
Since it's a ceremonially tool it just don't make any sense by a different religion. ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By Sajen
This discussion we have had some time ago, see...

This discussion we have had some time ago, see here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=16537&highlight=pengentas
And I've thought that it would be clear what the meaning of the words is....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By Sajen
Hello Dave, It's a Toba Batak knife, see this...

Hello Dave,

It's a Toba Batak knife, see this threads:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By Sajen
Yes, it's Batak style but I doubt that this knife...

Yes, it's Batak style but I doubt that this knife has any serious age, I would say it's worked to cheat, sorry!

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By Sajen
Hello Charles, A most interesting sword! :) It...

Hello Charles,

A most interesting sword! :) It remind me to the beladah belabang from scabbard style and blade profile. So South Borneo would be my guess. Also the cast brass hilt would point in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By Sajen
Hello Kai, Thank you as well. Have attached a...

Hello Kai,

Thank you as well.

Have attached a picture from the auction house, will post a better one when I have the piece in my hands!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By Sajen
Thank you Charles! :) And yes, indeed, space is...

Thank you Charles! :) And yes, indeed, space is running out! ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2020, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,575
Posted By Sajen
This two examples will enter the collection soon!

This two examples will enter the collection soon!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,013
Posted By Sajen
Hi Gunar, Never seen such a handle by a kabeala,...

Hi Gunar,

Never seen such a handle by a kabeala, could be an expression of Makara or an other mythical snake head. Most interesting. Would be good to know how old your sword is.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th June 2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By Sajen
Hello Marius, You have seen it different some...

Hello Marius,

You have seen it different some time ago, see here: http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23545&highlight=palawan
See the example 2 in post#1.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,833
Posted By Sajen
Hi Leslie, they were packed in a tube and...

Hi Leslie,

they were packed in a tube and otherwise are no issues with German customs when you mean this, you don't will have any problems with ethnograhic weapons in Germany.

And I am sure, that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2020, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
Very nice! :)

Very nice! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Sajen
Shan seems correct, Northern Thai or...

Shan seems correct, Northern Thai or Burma.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Sajen
Your one was once a very nice example, I would...

Your one was once a very nice example, I would try to give it back a little bit of this glory. It is a Burmese dha hmung, nice blade, would like to see better pictures. Yes, there is missing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By Sajen
Very nice and rare Luc. :) Can you show please...

Very nice and rare Luc. :)

Can you show please the grip binding in close-up?

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By Sajen
Well explained Ian! :) Here are a similar...

Well explained Ian! :)

Here are a similar simple example from my collection.

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2020, 09:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,245
Posted By Sajen
Looking at the patination I would guess that it's...

Looking at the patination I would guess that it's original, maybe the hilt get renewed long time ago. I personally like it and would be glad to add it to my own collection! ;)

Regards,
Detlef
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 781
Posted By Sajen
Hello Fernando, The from you shown Herder knife...

Hello Fernando,

The from you shown Herder knife scabbard is different from the the one in question. :shrug: Only the figure in up is a little bit similar.
The handle from the knife in question is...
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