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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan, what a nice collection and...

Thank you Alan, what a nice collection and excellent reference for us!
Best regards
Jean
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 122
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Thank you for posting the pictures of...

Hello Alan,
Thank you for posting the pictures of these nice and rare items.
I take this opportunity to ask you which are the types of mendak suitable for East Java/ Madura krisses and Cirebon/...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Jean
I wish I could be the heir of Napoleon, after all...

I wish I could be the heir of Napoleon, after all my direct ancestor fought in the Napoleon (the First) army during the Russia campaign (10,000 km on foot and he survived!), and all what he got is a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Jean
Interesting hilt, it seems to have some age,...

Interesting hilt, it seems to have some age, similar to the togogan balinese style but apparently depicting an islamic figure, may be an imam?
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Do you know how can we get these...

Hello Alan,
Do you know how can we get these publications and is there any translation in English?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd July 2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By Jean
Alan, Very expressive piece! This one seems to be...

Alan,
Very expressive piece! This one seems to be fitted on a Madurese kris, do you know if these gana hilts are found elsewhere than Java and (South?) Sumatra?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd July 2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,610
Posted By Jean
Thank you Michael and Alan for your very...

Thank you Michael and Alan for your very educative posts.
I am now showing another common specimen of putra satu hilt with peculiar features (sort of mask on the face, shield under the left elbow,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd July 2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,610
Posted By Jean
I am with Sajen, these pieces apparently...

I am with Sajen, these pieces apparently originate from East Java/ Madura and are locally called putrasatu (prince?), I show an older cousin....
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th June 2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,969
Posted By Jean
These gana hilts from South Sumatra look quite...

These gana hilts from South Sumatra look quite standardized, except the ones from Michael.
I own one made from horn and in a different style, but not originally designed for a kris as the cross...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st June 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Jean
Pak Ganja, Very similar pamor pattern & iron...

Pak Ganja,
Very similar pamor pattern & iron colour indeed, from the same maker? What do you know about this Bugis kris?
According to the book Senjata Pusaka Bugis this pamor exists in Sulawesi and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th June 2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 657
Posted By Jean
Has anybody seen another specimen of a bahari...

Has anybody seen another specimen of a bahari blade with such a complex pamor? This reminds me of the balinese kris recently posted by Henri and with a similar pamor pattern Lar Gangsir.
I only have...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th June 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,610
Posted By Jean
What a masterpiece, congratulations! Regards

What a masterpiece, congratulations!
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th June 2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,610
Posted By Jean
Dear Ganja, What is the difference betwen the 2...

Dear Ganja,
What is the difference betwen the 2 types, I observe that some specimens wear a sort of crown and Garuda mungkur in the back, is it what makes the difference?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th June 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,587
Posted By Jean
Dear Pak Ganja, Thank you again for the very...

Dear Pak Ganja,
Thank you again for the very interesting and new information from the local sources!
I am frankly surprised to learn that this type of hilt originates from Lampung and not Palembang,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th June 2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 610
Posted By Jean
My personal thoughts about this kris, which may...

My personal thoughts about this kris, which may not be approved by all members and I apologize in advance:
. This is an old Bali/ Lombok blade indeed. Unfortunately somebody seems to have sanded the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th June 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,587
Posted By Jean
Pak Ganja, I find your kris very nice, especially...

Pak Ganja,
I find your kris very nice, especially the carved JD hilt.
Ouch, a Minang blade with South Sumatra dress?
Thanks and regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th June 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,587
Posted By Jean
Pak Ganja and Gustav, Thanks for the clearer pic....

Pak Ganja and Gustav,
Thanks for the clearer pic. The blade is very rustic (no pamor, simple shape, ganja iras) as compared to the typical blades from the area. Also the sampir has a different and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th June 2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,587
Posted By Jean
Pak Ganja, Very nice hilt indeed! Can you please...

Pak Ganja,
Very nice hilt indeed! Can you please show us the blade and warangka for reference?
Thanks and regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th June 2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 357
Posted By Jean
Assuming that this is a kris from Lombok and...

Assuming that this is a kris from Lombok and according to Lalu Djelenga, the dapur name should be Demung (kembang kacang, jenggot, lambe gajah, pejetan, full greneng). If from Bali, it would be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th June 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,587
Posted By Jean
Pak Ganja, Thanks for your reply. Other Western...

Pak Ganja,
Thanks for your reply. Other Western authors such as Karsten S. Jensen also attribute this type of hilt to Durga but he refers to Martin Kerner indeed (see book Keris-Griffe/ Museum...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th June 2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,587
Posted By Jean
Is there a consensus that this type of...

Is there a consensus that this type of "Durga" hilts specifically originates from Lampung and not Bengkulu or Palembang?
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th June 2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Jean
Hello Kai, This hilt is very small (6 cm high). I...

Hello Kai,
This hilt is very small (6 cm high). I agree that this piece is probably not from Palembang but from where then? The selut was not original to the piece.
Thank you and regards
Jean
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th June 2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Jean
Pak Ganja, Is this small hilt with a fine &...

Pak Ganja,
Is this small hilt with a fine & superficial carving but in a different style originating from Palembang in your opinion?
Best regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th June 2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,042
Posted By Jean
Thank you Gustav so from South Sumatra for...

Thank you Gustav so from South Sumatra for sure!
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th June 2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 947
Posted By Jean
Pak Ganja, Many thanks and congratulations to the...

Pak Ganja,
Many thanks and congratulations to the museum staff! This rare collection would be worth publishing a nice book?
Regards :)
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