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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2019, 08:59 AM
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Posted By Tim Simmons
Certainty from Kenya and Tanzania lots of people...

Certainty from Kenya and Tanzania lots of people use this form.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By Tim Simmons
I had a similar problem when I sold a...

I had a similar problem when I sold a Maria+Popovi Martinez ceramic bowl to an art gallery in Texas. I just described the item as a Maria+Popovi Martinez earthenware bowl. The piece was then held...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Tim Simmons
Oil and the very finest steel wool only.

Oil and the very finest steel wool only.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Tim Simmons
Cool scabbard. What is the handle made of, and...

Cool scabbard. What is the handle made of, and how is it finished at the end.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
And more.

And more.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
There's more to come it really is huge and I only...

There's more to come it really is huge and I only took few snaps.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
Indeed the Larco has been tarred by the same...

Indeed the Larco has been tarred by the same brush though to my eye the quality of artistry was supreme.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
More

More
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
Much more to add. Interesting the fake claims. ...

Much more to add. Interesting the fake claims. Something easy to say and once sad sticks around. I must admit I was surprised at the quality of craftsmanship on a lot of it when compared to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
Bits and pieces here and there.

Bits and pieces here and there.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
Some people have a yen for this kind of thing

Some people have a yen for this kind of thing
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
Give any tsuba a good hiding.

Give any tsuba a good hiding.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
An axe and super one piece bronze star club with...

An axe and super one piece bronze star club with some other bits and bobs.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 722
Posted By Tim Simmons
Gold Museum of Peru and Arms of the World

A wonderful collection. With world arms not just marvels from ancient Peru. It will take time give you a taste of what is there. 3 pics to get start. Ancient stone axe and some modern stuff.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th January 2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 540
Posted By Tim Simmons
I have seen similar clubs to this in museums ...

I have seen similar clubs to this in museums from Papua New Guinea . Nice club.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Tim Simmons
Moche bronze and stone club heads

Clubs and club heads in Lorco museum
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By Tim Simmons
Moche clubs .

Moche clubs in the Lorco museum Lima Peru. Probably the only ones in the world amongst other items of raraty. If you know nothing of ceremonial combat and losers sacrifice there are some good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Tim Simmons
Ken, this would only be done by experienced...

Ken, this would only be done by experienced crafts people. This job would be on the micro scale even if you had to feed in silver wire to fill large gaps it would not look like the weld on an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2018, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Tim Simmons
Yes worth doing properly. Done well would not...

Yes worth doing properly. Done well would not look any different to. silver soldering. Someone in Stockholm will have either a PUK weld or Laser unit. They will probably want a low 3 figure sum for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By Tim Simmons
You could do it using a puk welding machine.. I...

You could do it using a puk welding machine.. I have one ideal for this type of job. It is welding through 10x optics with a needle electrode. Expensive kit and a steep learning curve. An even...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 50,102
Posted By Tim Simmons
The club without decoration I feel is certainly...

The club without decoration I feel is certainly from the Solomons. The other has decoration I would think from further south. I had similar form clubs from the New Hebrides but these are not from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 50,102
Posted By Tim Simmons
Your Fijian club looks rather late but still a...

Your Fijian club looks rather late but still a very nice example. What a person writes in a book can become the definitive view for the unimaginative. In the 19th century the Fijians may well of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 969
Posted By Tim Simmons
It looks old and a construct. The thimble in the...

It looks old and a construct. The thimble in the handle is a little odd. The blade looks aggressive but the handle with grapes and vines looks more like the handle of a table knife or bread knife.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd December 2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,864
Posted By Tim Simmons
This was a private collection. I do not know if...

This was a private collection. I do not know if it was given to the city of Florence or not but you can Google it.
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