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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Athanase
Timor sword, Surik?

Hello,

Here is my first Timor sword, but I don't know is name. Is it a Surik? and the region where from. I know that there are very many tribes in Timor, and each in a specific sword, but it is one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st April 2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Athanase
For me the arrows in the quiver are not made for...

For me the arrows in the quiver are not made for a blowgun but for a crossbow and look very much like the arrows of crossbows from "Montagnards" or "Moļ people" ( = all tribe from the central...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th April 2018, 10:04 PM
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Views: 278
Posted By Athanase
Lenght : 33,5cm thickness (ganja) : 0,5cm width...

Lenght : 33,5cm
thickness (ganja) : 0,5cm
width (under the kembang kacang) : 2,9cm

Inside the scabbard the patina is a little old but seems less old than the outside patina., exept a very little...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th April 2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Athanase
Hello Kai The scabbard fit very well, is made for...

Hello Kai
The scabbard fit very well, is made for this blade.
For the Selut I think it's from the early to mid 20th century, but it's just a feeling. (I know nothing about the ancient selut of North...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By Athanase
Bugis Keris with madura hilt for comments.

Hello,

I recently made a madness by buying this Keris without even seeing his blade ... :o

The sheath, blade and Selut are Bugis style but with a beautiful ivory handle Madura. The patina is very...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th April 2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Athanase
Cirebon? Keris for comments

Hello,

This keris seduced me by his Selut and his old wooden handle.
The ganja iras blade has an unusual dapur (for me). It's very large and thick and when you look at the general proportions of the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th April 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Athanase
My second Batman keris :

My second Batman keris :
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2018, 09:17 AM
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Views: 510
Posted By Athanase
One of my 2 Batmam keris (already posted on the...

One of my 2 Batmam keris (already posted on the forum), for the second I must find the photos.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th March 2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By Athanase
I have an almost similar blade, but the hilt and...

I have an almost similar blade, but the hilt and scabbard are recent.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Athanase
With one week late, the pictures :

With one week late, the pictures :
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Athanase
Yes but often we do not find them because we do...

Yes but often we do not find them because we do not search for keywords related to the bad identification.
And for fossils, misidentification will inflate the price if we put the name of another...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th March 2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Athanase
I have already reported to the...

I have already reported to the "experts" of catawiki very large errors of identification concerning fossils (my main specialty) but I never had an answer and the ads have never been corrected .... ...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I did the photos but I left in Italy...

Hello,
I did the photos but I left in Italy (Rome) in a few hours I did not have time to transfer them to the computer, cut out, and resize to post them. :shrug:
I will post them Tuesday night.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Athanase
Hello Gustav, I don't understand this sentence...

Hello Gustav,
I don't understand this sentence :shrug: what do you mean by "Odo2" ??



Sorry but I don't understand what point of view you want for the picture. Profile? The profile, the view of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Athanase
Thank you Detlef!! :)

Thank you Detlef!! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Athanase
I never seen Sunda sword whith kembang kacang, do...

I never seen Sunda sword whith kembang kacang, do you have examples to show?
Until now I had only seen kacang kembang on Sumatra's sabers.
I have another Sumatra sword with a kacang kembang (very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Athanase
"Kai : - I reckon the darker grip part...

"Kai : - I reckon the darker grip part wasn't painted (braided wire work partly missing)? Do you have any examples of the typical Palembang lacquer work? How does this painted pommel compare with the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,267
Posted By Athanase
Sumatran pedang for comment.

Hello,

Here is my birthday present received a few days ago.
It has some points in common (at the handle) with a pedang of palembang hinterlands posted a few days ago, but the shape of the blade is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th February 2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Athanase
For me, the gold band is original. The work seems...

For me, the gold band is original. The work seems typically Minang because it is identical to what is observed on Mingangkabau bracelets.
But it seems indeed that there has been a repair of the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th February 2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By Athanase
Minangkabau Keris??

Hello everyone, this is my new addition to my collection.
It is clearly a keris from Sumatra, but I am not sure of its origin.
The blade and the scabbard remind me of the Minangkabau keris but the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Athanase
Ok, Thank you very much to all of you for your...

Ok,
Thank you very much to all of you for your help. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Athanase
Merci ;) Now that you tell me it, seems...

Merci ;)

Now that you tell me it, seems obvious to me especially for the shape of the sheath and the blade.
But I had never seen anything similar before for the handle (and I went to Sri Lanka and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th January 2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Athanase
Origin of a S.E.A. heavy knife (chopper? )

Hello,

Yesterday there was a military exhibition in my city, there was very little ethnographic weapons but I found some very cheap items : Kriss pendok, old Mandingo sword (with french blade), an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By Athanase
The sharpest part and the meter side and all the...

The sharpest part and the meter side and all the rounded part of the blade.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th January 2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 746
Posted By Athanase
I find that the stone has a strange look. Would...

I find that the stone has a strange look. Would it be possible to have close-ups of the areas where the stone is broken?
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