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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:57 PM
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Posted By Ren Ren
I have an unpleasant feeling that only the blade...

I have an unpleasant feeling that only the blade has historical value.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 443
Posted By Ren Ren
I completely agree. Thanks for these links, Kubur.

I completely agree. Thanks for these links, Kubur.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 443
Posted By Ren Ren
This item is not from the Caucasus or from...

This item is not from the Caucasus or from Russia.
But I also see in him the influence of Turkic and Slavic traditions. I would venture to suggest Bulgaria or Serbia.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,477
Posted By Ren Ren
I am from the capital of Russia, Moscow. The...

I am from the capital of Russia, Moscow.
The area of my hobbies is the arms of China and Vietnam. I also became interested in subjects from mainland Southeast Asia.
Sometimes I drink vodka :D and I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 612
Posted By Ren Ren
It does not surprise me that Bukhara maces are...

It does not surprise me that Bukhara maces are similar to objects from other countries. The Bukhara emirate was a multinational state where two great Asian traditions met - Turkic and Persian.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
No complaints have yet been received from...

No complaints have yet been received from professionals ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
Ariel, do you imagine a situation in which a...

Ariel, do you imagine a situation in which a specialist in Latin philology begins to correct medical and biological terminology? :D
Any terminology is only an auxiliary tool that allows you to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,428
Posted By Ren Ren
Magpie blood stain? Especially at the very end of...

Magpie blood stain? Especially at the very end of the work, after impregnation with oil. I think this is a magical act, not a practical action.
I do not know what magpie means in Irish mythology. In...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
Between arrogance and stupidity, I choose...

Between arrogance and stupidity, I choose arrogance :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
Hi Kubur! You touched a painful point :) :) For...

Hi Kubur! You touched a painful point :) :)
For the sake of justice, I must say that I have met several such collectors. But they collected regular army items ;) never ethnographic arms.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
It is difficult to argue with a recognized...

It is difficult to argue with a recognized specialist in the field of osteology. :) But I'm not trying to argue. I propose once again to pay attention to the structure of the camel's bone...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
Thanks for these pics, Norman! They reinforced my...

Thanks for these pics, Norman!
They reinforced my opinion that the hilt of your knife is made of camel bone.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
I talked to the masters of bone carving. They...

I talked to the masters of bone carving. They spoke about the intricacies of the choice of bones of ungulates intended for carving. Bulls older than 4 years old and old cows that stopped feeding milk...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th September 2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Ren Ren
Only I see the resemblance of the head of a...

Only I see the resemblance of the head of a greyhound with the emblem of the Trussardi fashion house? ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
Hi Jens! My own name is Sergey :D and I know...

Hi Jens! My own name is Sergey :D and I know that it is even funnier for English-speaking people. I took the Ren Ren nickname many years ago at the Sinologists forum, where I was led by interest in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
The surface of the camel's bone is covered with a...

The surface of the camel's bone is covered with a dense grid of small parallel strokes. There are similar strokes on the bone surface of cows and buffaloes, but this grid is much wider.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th September 2019, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,051
Posted By Ren Ren
I donít think it is a walrus. It is very possible...

I donít think it is a walrus. It is very possible that it is a camel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,393
Posted By Ren Ren
Quite right, this is the monogram of Emperor...

Quite right, this is the monogram of Emperor Nicholas II.
In the Russian Empire, there were rather complicated rules for using the sign of the ruling monarch. In order to publicly wear this sign, it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,393
Posted By Ren Ren
I think this is a reasonable opinion and it is...

I think this is a reasonable opinion and it is worth considering.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,393
Posted By Ren Ren
Oh yeah! I met collectors for whom their items...

Oh yeah! I met collectors for whom their items were closer and more expensive than children and spouses. This has a lot in common with drug addiction ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,393
Posted By Ren Ren
Perhaps I didnít quite correctly understand your...

Perhaps I didnít quite correctly understand your idea. But we are at an international forum, even a global one. And forum participants only in rare cases have the opportunity to see objects with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 948
Posted By Ren Ren
I am absolutely delighted!

I am absolutely delighted!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,393
Posted By Ren Ren
These symbols mean that the blade is a rough...

These symbols mean that the blade is a rough Caucasian copy of the Hungarian and German blades of the XVII - early XVIII centuries ;) Such blades were highly valued and actively copied by local...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,393
Posted By Ren Ren
I agree, this is an imitation of a welded pattern.

I agree, this is an imitation of a welded pattern.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,393
Posted By Ren Ren
Miracles sometimes happen and this cannot be...

Miracles sometimes happen and this cannot be denied.
In this case, I must admit that in the hands of Eric was a truly rare shashka in excellent condition.
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