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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th June 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 798
Posted By Gustav
David, please read read my post carefully. I...

David, please read read my post carefully. I never have said, those blades from thread "Bling" wouldn't or couldn't be old.

In your comment above you even imply, I would have said, they were...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th June 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 798
Posted By Gustav
Actually besides the quite simplified Liking...

Actually besides the quite simplified Liking Pakoe figurine this hilt seems to lack also the petals on the domed base of this figurine.

(Attached a hilt made before 1894, the figurine lost.)

That's...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th June 2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 798
Posted By Gustav
Here a thread where two makers of this specific...

Here a thread where two makers of this specific hilt form, father and son, are mentioned. This one could be the work of...
Forum: Swap Forum 5th June 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Gustav
Bump

Bump
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2018, 04:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gustav
Taking a look at Lambe Gajah of the Keris with...

Taking a look at Lambe Gajah of the Keris with monkey hilt, there is no possibility they were done in 18th cent. If they are original (sorry about being so Western), actually also no possibility both...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th May 2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,110
Posted By Gustav
Kinatah on the blade with monkey hilt doesn't...

Kinatah on the blade with monkey hilt doesn't seem to be an old one, the motifs are quite adventurous as is their execution; the second, if it's older, is at least refurbished. Also the blades are...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Gustav
Actually it's Sumatran or Malayan Chenangkas,...

Actually it's Sumatran or Malayan Chenangkas, much more rare then Pulwar. There are some threads if you search for it.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd May 2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Gustav
And Selut/Pendokok is clearly South-Sumatran and...

And Selut/Pendokok is clearly South-Sumatran and fits the hilt so well, that it could be an original ensemble.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd May 2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Gustav
David, as I don't frequent FB pages, I'm not so...

David, as I don't frequent FB pages, I'm not so well informed about the current location of this Keris.

My remark about Singapore was generated by the background furnishing, which looks kind of like...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd May 2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Gustav
Alan, does the overall shape of Gonjo and Gandhik...

Alan, does the overall shape of Gonjo and Gandhik look like Madura to you?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd May 2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 449
Posted By Gustav
So it did go to Singapore :) It looks better...

So it did go to Singapore :)

It looks better then on the picture from auction house. It was auctioned (and bought) 1848, if we trust the tag on it. A nice example of older South-Sumatran (?)...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd May 2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Gustav
Alan, thank you again.

Alan, thank you again.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st May 2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Gustav
Alan, thank you for the response. I wasn't sure...

Alan, thank you for the response.

I wasn't sure if there could be a possibility to have two different Dha on the same blade indeed.

Under which circumstances could it be possible, what is the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st May 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 342
Posted By Gustav
Unusual Greneng/Kanyut

Dear Kerislovers,

till now I have noticed two Keris with other then usual solution of Greneng in Kanyut area. The picture 49 (page 15) in Solyom's book is the first one, a Surakarta Keris, now I...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th May 2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you!

Sold, thank you!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,107
Posted By Gustav
Ian, to me it seems that the German exhibition...

Ian,

to me it seems that the German exhibition preceded Cato's book, but not the comments by van Duuren. He surely was influenced by Cato's view writing he's article on Schubert, as in the same...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,107
Posted By Gustav
Ian, IPC stands for Institute of Philippine...

Ian,

IPC stands for Institute of Philippine Culture, Quezon City. The Publisher was Manila University Press.

The article by Schubert written in German, but there is a summary of it in van Duuren's...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th May 2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Gustav
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,107
Posted By Gustav
In 1985, there was a big Philippines exposition...

In 1985, there was a big Philippines exposition in Germany, and Museum fuer Voelkerkunde in Munich (which has an important and early (many collected before 1883) collection of Kris) did publish a...
Forum: Swap Forum 13th May 2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By Gustav
Final price reduction - EUR 750.

Final price reduction - EUR 750.
Forum: Swap Forum 12th May 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you!

Sold, thank you!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd May 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Gustav
Exactly - imagine you are in a dark shop room,...

Exactly - imagine you are in a dark shop room, and it's covered with "patina"...
And you don't see the Pesi hole, because it's fitted with a Keris.
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd May 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Gustav
Reduced to 110 + shipment.

Reduced to 110 + shipment.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd May 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Gustav
For me, it's interesting to see the engraved...

For me, it's interesting to see the engraved "cracks", which imitate older ivory.
A good lesson.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th April 2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 711
Posted By Gustav
Sorry David, I know. Just when I read...

Sorry David, I know. Just when I read "Minangkabau culture is distinctly different from the Malay cultures of the Peninsula as well as other cultures on Sumatra", - Minang culture IS Malay culture,...
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