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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2010, 10:06 AM
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Posted By jonng
This one is from the Asian Civilisation Museum....

This one is from the Asian Civilisation Museum. Wood seems similar, but not elaborately carved, to show off the nice chatoyancy. Dated late 19th century if I remember correctly.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,044
Posted By jonng
Thank you all for your kind advice. No luck...

Thank you all for your kind advice. No luck buying raw linseed oil so far. I have oiled it with olive oil and almond oil. Olive oil disappears in minutes. Almond oil stays longer. Some chatoyancy is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,044
Posted By jonng
Better pics.

Better pics.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,044
Posted By jonng
Hi Guys! Sorry I used an old pic of the hilt. I...

Hi Guys! Sorry I used an old pic of the hilt. I have taken a quick snap of the 2 cracks on the hilt. How should I proceed?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,044
Posted By jonng
Thank you guys! Points noted and very much...

Thank you guys! Points noted and very much appreciated. The raw linseed oil treatment sounds like a must try for everyone with a cracked wooden hilt or sheath.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th May 2010, 07:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,044
Posted By jonng
Preserving wooden kris hilt

Hi All,

I have a Palembang wooden keris hilt that's very old and light with some minor cracks. Most of the carvings are intact and I would like to preserve this. It has traces of wax which has...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th December 2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,201
Posted By jonng
Kerises in European Museums

I'm just wondering if fellow collectors can share with us what's on display at the museums near their home, especially those in Europe. I saw these two kerises on the internet ( from The King's...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th May 2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
Dear Eric, The hilt you just posted look like a...

Dear Eric,

The hilt you just posted look like a newly carved one. Is it new?

B/rgds,
jonathan
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th May 2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,993
Posted By jonng
Dear Alan, Does this qualify as a raksasa?

Dear Alan,

Does this qualify as a raksasa?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
more for comparison

more for comparison
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
more

more
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
is the motif near the base (where I think the...

is the motif near the base (where I think the ankles are) the anklets? it's just a simple horizontal line on the Big Minang? "jawa Demam.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
here's some

here's some
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2009, 06:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
I will put up some of my hilts for further...

I will put up some of my hilts for further discussions later when I have the time to photograpgh them. But I need to point this out. I think the carvers are quite observant and they do not carve...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th May 2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
Hi David, That the gesture is a bow is I think...

Hi David,

That the gesture is a bow is I think probable (and could have evolved later?). That the "arm goes across the belly and the figure is bent over as if sick to the stomach" is to me a bit...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th May 2009, 07:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,272
Posted By jonng
Interesting topic Shahrial, and I would like to...

Interesting topic Shahrial, and I would like to know more too. Who coined the term "Jawa Demam" and when was it first used? Does "Jawa Demam" really refer to a sick Javanese?
These hilts sure look...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th November 2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,418
Posted By jonng
Yup, and I would really like to have a good look...

Yup, and I would really like to have a good look at that tajong lurking behind our three friends too!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th November 2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,418
Posted By jonng
hmm...is the crocodile's head carved with a...

hmm...is the crocodile's head carved with a slight tilt or does it just look straight at you? These sure need some getting used to.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,418
Posted By jonng
I think this is the one. I've cropped it because...

I think this is the one. I've cropped it because the file is too big. A hurried shot though.

jonathan
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd June 2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,854
Posted By jonng
Here's another motif.

Here's another motif.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th February 2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,912
Posted By jonng
Nice blade

Saw this at the Asian Civilisations Museum yesterday. Blade with 10 different pamor.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd February 2008, 05:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,800
Posted By jonng
Taken off the internet. balinese Raksasa?

Taken off the internet. balinese Raksasa?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd February 2008, 04:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,800
Posted By jonng
I like all these variations. Here's what I...

I like all these variations. Here's what I currently have. Any more out there?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2008, 02:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,800
Posted By jonng
Thank you guys for your kind input. Any idea on...

Thank you guys for your kind input.
Any idea on which island those 2 Raksasa in the post card/ pic are from and their age?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,800
Posted By jonng
Raksasa

Hi All,

I'm currently reading a picture book "Chinese Auspicious Pictures" and came across something interesting: "....Raksasa, a man-eating demon in ancient Indian lore. Converted from her evil...
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