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Forum: Swap Forum 24th January 2015, 09:15 PM
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Posted By asomotif
sold

sold
Forum: Swap Forum 21st January 2015, 11:35 PM
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Posted By asomotif
USD 350 SHIPPED WORLDWIDE

USD 350 SHIPPED WORLDWIDE
Forum: Swap Forum 17th January 2015, 02:23 PM
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Posted By asomotif
GREEN HORN RENCONG RENTJONG

Rentjong with green buffalohorn hilt.

Original scabbard in 100% condition, not cracks.

EUR 250 SHIPPED WORLDWIDE
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2015, 10:15 PM
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Posted By asomotif
Interesting. You see this motif so often on the...

Interesting.
You see this motif so often on the scabbard near the scabbard mouth.
But this is indeed the first I see on a blade.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By asomotif
There is an oriental museum : Museo do Oriente I...

There is an oriental museum : Museo do Oriente

I have never been there, but assume that oriental weapons will also be on display. You can check their website : www.museodooriente.pt

At this moment...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th December 2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By asomotif
Hello David, ...searching out the...

Hello David,

...searching out the "real" figures...
Are you referring to GOOGLE pictures ? hence probably the "... " :)
Google will show you everything and includes, old / new / genuine / fake...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th December 2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By asomotif
I see nothing of sepik style in this statue.

I see nothing of sepik style in this statue.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By asomotif
That is indeed also possible. Best...

That is indeed also possible.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By asomotif
Hello Charles, This looks like (another) gayang...

Hello Charles,

This looks like (another) gayang to me.

Te style of the carvings on scabbard and handel are quite different from each other. Combined with the shiny resin ferrule, I suspect this to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 514
Posted By asomotif
The quiver with the darts looks Borneo Dayak to...

The quiver with the darts looks Borneo Dayak to me.
No specific carvings to make it 100% sure. but we can take a safe guess on Dayak.

Yes, the basket is Borneo / Sarawak. I have an identical one...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th November 2014, 11:34 PM
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Views: 404
Posted By asomotif
Nice thread. "show us your betel cutter :...

Nice thread. "show us your betel cutter : :)

I have a similar example. mine was bought on Zanzibar, where ofcourse they have influence from India.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By asomotif
Thank you for sharing. Interesting area....

Thank you for sharing.

Interesting area. complete new to me. I always stuck in Indonesia ocassionally Africa.

It makes an impressive display due to the lentgth and the rather large number of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th November 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By asomotif
Hello Thor, Thank you for the feedback and...

Hello Thor,

Thank you for the feedback and encouragement.
I hope to get some feedback from UK side or from stamp collectors :confused: ;)

A similar statue is depicted on a british stamp from...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th November 2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By asomotif
ASO / DRAGON DOG CARVINGS

I have found a little brother of my avatar.

Are there forumites who have some info about the age of this model / type of carving ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By asomotif
Good pictures btw.

Good pictures btw.
Forum: Swap Forum 8th November 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,119
Posted By asomotif
bump

[QUOTE=asomotif]The Salampasu is still hanging around. But really no longer fitting in the collection. USD 225 incl Wwide shipping
Forum: Swap Forum 8th November 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By asomotif
bump

bump.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th November 2014, 10:15 PM
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Views: 830
Posted By asomotif
Hello Scott, Nice old bali keris. (sorry for not...

Hello Scott,

Nice old bali keris. (sorry for not being original in my opinion ;) )
Your father made a good choice in 1974.

Can you make a picture of the other side (front side) of the scabbard...
Forum: Swap Forum 26th October 2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By asomotif
bump

bump !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By asomotif
Thanks Detlef, I am not unhappy myself with the...

Thanks Detlef,
I am not unhappy myself with the collection.
Today I have made some additional pictures of both my horn and ivory examples.
Most fortunately I was also able to get hold of the example...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By asomotif
Here are 2 pages from Hands of time / Crafts of...

Here are 2 pages from Hands of time / Crafts of Aceh showing several motifs used in textile / silk weavings from Aceh.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By asomotif
Hello Barry, I don't think it is a skull but...

Hello Barry,

I don't think it is a skull but more a floral motif. Lik on the ivory hilts I posted some time ago.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By asomotif
HULU PUNTUNG WITH CARVED DECORATIONS

Would like to share a new addition to the collection.

A rencong with a carved decorated hulu puntung. it is the left one on the pictures.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Swap Forum 29th September 2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,677
Posted By asomotif
ps. sold, sealed, delivered...

ps. sold, sealed, delivered...
Forum: Swap Forum 27th September 2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By asomotif
HORNBILL AND DRAGON 1ST PRINT / FINE CONDITION

HORNBILL AND DRAGON. / 1ST PRINT

HARD TO GET BOOK IN THIS CONDITION.

USD 375 SHIPPED WORLDWIDE

Description: Elf Aquitaine, Indonesia, 1989. Hardcover.
Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket...
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