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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:52 AM
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Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY NICE ONE. :) I HAVE NOT SEEN ONE LIKE IT....

VERY NICE ONE. :) I HAVE NOT SEEN ONE LIKE IT. THE FACE LOOKS CHINESE AND THE TECHNIQUES USED CHINESE STYLE AS WELL. THE CHINESE ARE MASTER HORN CARVERS AND THIS LOOKS MORE LIKE A BUDDHA FACE THAN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By VANDOO
I HAVE SHARED BETEL NUT WITH TRIBAL PEOPLE...

I HAVE SHARED BETEL NUT WITH TRIBAL PEOPLE SEVERAL TIMES AND FELT NO STRANGE EFFECTS. IT MAY BE MILDLY ADDICTIVE LIKE COFFEE AND TEA BUT NOTHING AS STRONG AS COFFEE OR NICOTINE. IT IS PREPARED WITH...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE KAMPILIANS MUST HAVE KNOWN I WAS NOT GOING TO...

THE KAMPILIANS MUST HAVE KNOWN I WAS NOT GOING TO BE THERE AND IT WAS SAFE TO COME OUT OF HIDING. :p I CAN SEE IT WOULD HAVE BEEN AN EXPENSIVE TRIP JUST FROM THESE PICTURES. :D
NOT KNOWING THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A GREAT CATCH :cool: IT WOULD BE INTERESTING...

A GREAT CATCH :cool: IT WOULD BE INTERESTING TO KNOW WHO MADE THESE, HOW MANY YEARS THEY WERE MADE AND HOW MANY WERE MADE.
JUDGING FROM THE QUALITY OF HORN CARVING, SILVER WORK AND BLADE WORK...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th March 2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,801
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE VARIATIONS OF FIJI CLUBS #1. & #2....

A FEW MORE VARIATIONS OF FIJI CLUBS
#1. & #2. A FIJI CLUB THE EXACT FORM IS NOT SHOWN IN CLUNNIES BOOK BUT MAY BE A FORM OF DUI I WILL HAVE TO LOOK FARTHER INTO IT.91.8 CM. LONG
#3. ANOTHER EXAMPLE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th March 2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 23,075
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE IS A LINK TO A POST ON A NICE VARIATIATION...

HERE IS A LINK TO A POST ON A NICE VARIATIATION OF A KAYAPO TRIBE, CLUB AND A COUPLE OF PICTURES FOR THE REFRENCE.http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=19693
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,129
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up QUITE A NICE DISPLAY AND CONGRADULATIONS ON...

QUITE A NICE DISPLAY AND CONGRADULATIONS ON AQUIRING SUCH AN UNUSUAL KNIFE.
I SAW THIS EXAMPLE OF PISTOL KNIFE SELL A WHILE BACK AS A CIVIL WAR BOWIE WITH A 7 INCH BLADE. IT LOOKS VERY SIMULAR,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I HAVE READ OR HEARD THAT THESE WERE USED TO CUT...

I HAVE READ OR HEARD THAT THESE WERE USED TO CUT HAIR AND GROOM FINGERNAILS ,ECT. SO BECAUSE OF THE PERSONAL ASSOCIATION WERE OFTEN KEPT WHEN THE SWORD MAY BE SOLD. I DON'T KNOW IF IT WAS BECAUSE OF...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,801
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A VERY NICE CLUB WITH GOOD PATINA A CARVED GRIP...

A VERY NICE CLUB WITH GOOD PATINA A CARVED GRIP AND MOST UNUSUAL A STAR INLAY AT THE CLUB BUTT. MANY OF THE TOTOKIA DON'T HAVE A CARVED DESIGN ON THE GRIP AND FEWER STILL HAVE ANY INLAY. MOST INLAY...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By VANDOO
Talking POST AWAY BILL . THAT'S A NICE ONE BILL I HOPE...

POST AWAY BILL . THAT'S A NICE ONE BILL I HOPE YOU AND OTHERS DON'T MIND ME USING PICTURES OF YOUR ITEMS. I USUALLY DON'T REMEMBER WHERE I GET THE PICTURES I ARCHIVE SO DON'T KNOW WHO TO ASK. IF...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By VANDOO
Smile I HAD SEEN SOMETHING LIKE YOUR SHIELD SO I MADE A...

I HAD SEEN SOMETHING LIKE YOUR SHIELD SO I MADE A POST ON PHILIPPINE SHIELDS. WE CAN LOOK FOR CAMPARASONS THERE AND PERHAPS ADD THESE TWO SHIELDS TO THE POST LATER AS WELL AS LINK IT FOR FUTURE...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th March 2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By VANDOO
Smile WHEN I WAS LOOKING AT THE YIXING CERAMIC WORK IT...

WHEN I WAS LOOKING AT THE YIXING CERAMIC WORK IT WAS AMAZING THE MANY FORMS THEY HAD ON HAND. IT LOOKED LIKE THEY COPYIED ANYTHING THEY SAW IN OLD BOOKS AS WELL AS MADE UP WILD DESIGNS AS THEY WENT....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th March 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up THE DESIGN DOES NOT APPEAL TO US MUCH, BUT...

THE DESIGN DOES NOT APPEAL TO US MUCH, BUT MAKEING SUCH A THING WOULD REQUIRE QUITE A LOT OF SKILL. THE TYPE OF CLAY USED AND THE LACK OF A GLAZE WOULD HELP IDENTIFY THE STYLE AND ERA OF THE POTTERY...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th March 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 284
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up VERY INTERESTING AND ATTRACTIVE BELTS. I HAVE...

VERY INTERESTING AND ATTRACTIVE BELTS. I HAVE SEEN SOME OF THESE PICTURES BUT ALWAYS IGNORED THE BELTS WHILE LOOKING AT THE WEAPONS. :) IT SHOULD BE POSSIBLE FOR AN EXPERT IN STONE TO FIND THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. BACK VIEW OF KALINGA SHIELD #2.KALINGA #3....

#1. BACK VIEW OF KALINGA SHIELD
#2.KALINGA
#3. KALINGA
#4. KALINGA SHIELD
#5. ILONGOT WARRIORS
#6. MANDAYATA WEAPONS
#7. MANOBO OR MANDAYATA WARRIORS
#8., #9. & #10. WARRIORS AND SHIELDS
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. THRU #4. TINGUIAN SHIELDS, #4. IS 42.5 X 12...

#1. THRU #4. TINGUIAN SHIELDS, #4. IS 42.5 X 12 INCHES
#5 THRU # 9. VARIOUS PHILIPPINE SHIELDS
#10,#11. & #12. FRONT AND BACK DETAIL AND FULL FRONT PICTURE.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By VANDOO
Smile #1. BAGOBO SHIELD, 44 X 18 INCHES. #2.BONTOC...

#1. BAGOBO SHIELD, 44 X 18 INCHES.
#2.BONTOC KALASAG 32 X 12 IN.
#3. BONTOC KALASAG 34 X 9 IN.
#4. BONTOC SHIELD
#5. & #6. BONTOC SHIELD WITH SHELL IN CENTER BOSS
# 7. BONTOC SHIELD FROM CORDILLA
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By VANDOO
Smile PHILIPPINE SHIELDS

i WILL PUT SOME PICTURES OF VARIOUS SHIELDS AND WHAT LITTLE INFORMATION I HAVE ON THEM. PERHAPS IF SOME OTHERS PITCH IN AND CORRECT ME WHEN I GET OFF COURSE WE CAN CREATE A USEFUL REFRENCE.
#1. &...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,801
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE #1. TOTOKIA #2. TOTOKIA 85 CM.L. HEAD...

A FEW MORE #1. TOTOKIA
#2. TOTOKIA 85 CM.L. HEAD 13 CM DIA. MID 19TH. CENTURY
#3 & #4. 92 CM. L. HEAD AND HANDLE GRIP
#5. TOTOKIA
#6. OLD DRAWING OF FIJI CLUBS
#7., #8. & #9. OLD KINIKINI CLUB
#10....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,801
Posted By VANDOO
Smile TOTOKIA VARIOUS EXAMPLES

TOTOKIA VARIOUS EXAMPLES
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I AGREE WITH YOUR ACESSMENT ON THESE TWO. THEY...

I AGREE WITH YOUR ACESSMENT ON THESE TWO. THEY ARE MADE FOR EITHER PROCESSIONAL, PRESENTATION OR TO SELL TO THOSE WHO TRAVEL. THEY ARE A NICE LOOKING PAIR AND CAN BE CONSIDERED ETHINOGRAPHIC FOR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th March 2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,685
Posted By VANDOO
NAGA SHIELDS #1. LEATHER, 36 X 101 CM. #2....

NAGA SHIELDS #1. LEATHER, 36 X 101 CM.
#2. & #3. LEATHER SHIELD FRONT AND DETAIL OF BACK GRIP
#4. LEATHER WITH DECORATIVE TASSELS.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,801
Posted By VANDOO
Smile MORE FIJI ROOTSTOCK CLUBS #1., #2., #3. #4....

MORE FIJI ROOTSTOCK CLUBS
#1., #2., #3. #4. & #5. INTERESTING CARVED CLUB 95 CM. LONG, CIRCA. 1800'S TO EARLY 1900'S
#6. & #7. 111 CM LONG CLUB WITH INLAY
#8. CLUB HEAD WITH INLAY
#9....
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th March 2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up MUST HAVE BELONGED TO THE KAISER OF THE...

MUST HAVE BELONGED TO THE KAISER OF THE PHILIPPINES. :D REMINDS ME OF THE SPIKES ON WW1 GERMAN HELMETS. SPIKES ON HEADGEAR ARE ALSO COMMON IN THAILAND, BURMA AND OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE REGION....
Forum: European Armoury 12th March 2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A INTERESTING ITEM. I WOULD THINK IT COULD...

A INTERESTING ITEM. I WOULD THINK IT COULD SERVE AS A TOOL WITH A SHORTER SHAFT AND BLUNT TIP UNTIL IT WAS NEEDED FOR WAR. THEY COULD THEN SHARPEN THE POINT AND PUT ON A LONG SHAFT AND MARCH OFF TO...
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