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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2018, 02:35 AM
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Views: 763
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Tom is a wonderful guy, a gentleman, and truly an...

Tom is a wonderful guy, a gentleman, and truly an artist.

It's great to see that he's still going strong.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Eastern priming flask

Hello all,

A friend asked me to post this on their behalf for the forum's insight.

Priming flask made entirely of solid silver in the classic Persian shape.

The question is origin. Persian,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,023
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Wonderful objects! I am most interested in the...

Wonderful objects!

I am most interested in the exceptional decoration of the lantaka and its possible age. Museum descriptions should be taken with a heavy dose of salt, and judging by the quality...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,641
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Indeed, I have had several and currently have one...

Indeed, I have had several and currently have one with an original loop.

It was used to loop over a handle quillon to prevent the sword from slipping out.
Forum: Swap Forum 4th February 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 465
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Splendor of the Orient: distinguished arms and related object- March 14-25- New York

Dear fellow collectors,

For our inaugural annual catalog, and our third annual exhibition during NY's Asia Week, we will be presenting a selection of 25 distinguished arms and related objects from...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th January 2018, 10:13 PM
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Views: 539
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Arms and Antiques at the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show, January 19-21

Dear Friends and Fellow Collectors!

Please visit us at the Las Vegas Antique Arms Show

January 19-21, 2018

Westgate Resort and Casino,

East B, Table 26 in the Main Room
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th September 2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
A number of other examples found referenced...

A number of other examples found referenced online and which are attributed to the Leiden Ethnographic Museum or Museum Volkenkunde. I couldn't find these in their registry online but have no reason...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th September 2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
An additional image of an actual example from, I...

An additional image of an actual example from, I believe, a 2006 exhibition held at the Nieuwe Kerk and the National Museum of Indonesia of what is described as a "State Lance" Java, circa 1858.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Final set

Final set
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Image set 4

Image set 4
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Another set of images from Jasper and Pirngadie...

Another set of images from Jasper and Pirngadie Volume V.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Next set of images.

Next set of images.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Thanks for all leading the way on the references....

Thanks for all leading the way on the references. I was able to find a number of plates in Jasper and Pirngadie Volume V which show an astounding assortment of these spearheads or toembak (as they're...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd September 2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Thanks all for the knowledgeable response. Does...

Thanks all for the knowledgeable response. Does anyone have the reference to the book mentioned?

Interestingly in Hales (2013) there are also two spearheads with the blades coming out of the head of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st September 2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Indonesian Garuda spearhead?

Hi all,

I'm hoping the knowledgeable forum members here will be able to identify the following spearhead which I believe is Indonesian.

I listed this on the ethnographic side but had few responses...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Indonesian/Indian Ankus or Spearhead?

Apologies for the possible mis-directed post, but I'd like to learn more about this style of spearhead.

The first image is from a book published in 1993 of the Moscow State Historical Museum...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,466
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
A terrible shame but I'd have to agree that this...

A terrible shame but I'd have to agree that this is the fault of the shipping company and not the seller.

One trick I've used in the past for cardboard rectangular boxes is to acquire, and I can't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,930
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
The sword shown from the Met has multiple early...

The sword shown from the Met has multiple early Ottoman features including the bow-tie shaped scabbard fitting, the fine detailed niello scrollwork, and the detailed floral shape where the crossguard...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2017, 01:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,004
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
I too would certainly second the previous remark...

I too would certainly second the previous remark and I would say this is one of the finest examples of why this is the best place to truly delve into some of the more interesting problems that arise...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th February 2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,004
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
The question of provenance is important for...

The question of provenance is important for establishing time period, and the Dayton Museum's description which notes that the painting in the Hermitage uses the same prop sword is not accurate, at...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,004
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
You can view the painting here in very high...

You can view the painting here in very high resolution which shows the detail on the hilt and scabbard to very good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,004
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Excellent information. On the other painting...

Excellent information.

On the other painting posted, the sword wrap and style is very close to an example in the Smithsonian Institution, that was discussed...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,004
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Does anyone know this actual painting? Where it...

Does anyone know this actual painting?
Where it is located?
When it was painted?
By whom?

That would assist in settling some of the questions floating around.

Best
LL
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,004
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
Some more images. I believe this Dresden... The...

Some more images. I believe this Dresden...

The sword of Thomas Kapustran, Klauzenburg / Siebenbiurgen (Romania), 1674
Blade and scabbard, Japanese

Also to stress that these are not mine, but a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,004
Posted By ArmsAndAntiques
The type of sword in the image reminds me of some...

The type of sword in the image reminds me of some swords in images posted on the forum some years ago from a European collection, which I won't try to pretend that I remember the name of.

However I...
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