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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th July 2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,754
Posted By drdavid
You might also ask who does the keris truly...

You might also ask who does the keris truly belong to ie the giver (wielder/lingam holder) or the receiver (victim/yoni), if it is the giver the beginning (point of first contact) is the gonjo or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th July 2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,754
Posted By drdavid
Keeping in mind the lingam then the...

Keeping in mind the lingam then the beginning/base should be where the pesi joins the blade. This might not include the gonjo which could be seen as an external addition to the lingam. The pesi...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd July 2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By drdavid
Thank you Alan for a most informative post DrD

Thank you Alan for a most informative post
DrD
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th June 2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By drdavid
Beras wutah for me too DrD

Beras wutah for me too
DrD
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th May 2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,704
Posted By drdavid
Gorgeous blade and a lovely hilt, but to...

Gorgeous blade and a lovely hilt, but to paraphrase Rick, it is not a match made in heaven.
Drd
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th May 2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,075
Posted By drdavid
I can confirm this is indeed a game board, I have...

I can confirm this is indeed a game board, I have one which folds and has game pieces in an incorporated box. Mine came from Nepal, there the game is called Bagha Chal, (Tiger moving). It is said to...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th March 2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By drdavid
That is a particularly nice tagine Stu david

That is a particularly nice tagine Stu
david
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd February 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By drdavid
Same author on all of these. Alan, if you want a...

Same author on all of these. Alan, if you want a BI version you might get it by emailing the author who lists contact email
Drd
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th January 2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By drdavid
I wonder also whether the gonjo is a replacement,...

I wonder also whether the gonjo is a replacement, not that there is anything unusual or wrong about that
drd
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th December 2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,362
Posted By drdavid
Great example of what is possible, I am sure you...

Great example of what is possible, I am sure you are pleased with the outcome. The kinatah looks better. Can you tell us a little more about the pendok, what animal is depicted, did you chose that...
Forum: European Armoury 22nd November 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,226
Posted By drdavid
Great work Andreas, that is very cool DrD

Great work Andreas, that is very cool
DrD
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st November 2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By drdavid
The gentlemen with the shell chest pieces and...

The gentlemen with the shell chest pieces and the two at the back with the spiky headdress I associate with the ceremonial dance and drum groups that welcome dignitaries to a meeting/dinner etc for...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th November 2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,518
Posted By drdavid
My vote would be Sri Lanka the chest decorations...

My vote would be Sri Lanka
the chest decorations and much of the headwear is typical for there. More than that I cannot say
cheers
DrDavid
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th November 2018, 02:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,874
Posted By drdavid
Thanks Detlef and well done Athanase Drd

Thanks Detlef and well done Athanase
Drd
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd November 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,874
Posted By drdavid
Hi Alan, is there any chance you have a picture...

Hi Alan, is there any chance you have a picture of a segrek you could show us
cheers
DrD
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th August 2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,298
Posted By drdavid
Hi Green I agree with Henk, I think your kinatah...

Hi Green
I agree with Henk, I think your kinatah has worn away and I would count 9 luk. If you use the search you can find some comments on counting luk from Alan Maisey, in short by definition there...
Forum: European Armoury 4th July 2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,996
Posted By drdavid
Alan, the hands appear to be pulling the...

Alan, the hands appear to be pulling the scales/armour/something else forwards and there is something above the hands in the centre, I cannot make out what that might be from the photos, is it...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th June 2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,329
Posted By drdavid
Hello Ridho, I am afraid I cannot add to the...

Hello Ridho, I am afraid I cannot add to the comments, but could I suggest photographing your keris with a plain background rather than a patterned one, it makes it easier to pick out the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd May 2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By drdavid
Hi David, not much to contribute but I think your...

Hi David, not much to contribute but I think your call that this is Lord Ganesha is probably correct, both hands are holding something, ? the left hand a conch, no idea what is in the other...
Forum: European Armoury 25th April 2018, 01:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,730
Posted By drdavid
To the ANZACs, my profound gratitude DrD

To the ANZACs, my profound gratitude
DrD
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd March 2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,541
Posted By drdavid
Alexish, if this is what you asked them to make...

Alexish, if this is what you asked them to make then I think they have done an admirable job. It may not fit with the classics but the garap (workmanship) on the blade looks good, the pamor well...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st March 2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,456
Posted By drdavid
David/Alan pudak/pedal setegal is not a...

David/Alan
pudak/pedal setegal is not a name/feature I am familiar with, could you indicate what it is please.
thanks
DrD
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 15th December 2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,670
Posted By drdavid
Keris Panjang

A Sumatran keris panjang, aka, an Executioner's Keris.

This keris was bought in Jakarta in 1974 by the previous owner, and is exactly as it was when purchased. The blade is of good quality, bears...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 15th December 2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,251
Posted By drdavid
PM me if you would like to make a reasonable...

PM me if you would like to make a reasonable offer on this piece
DrDavid
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 9th December 2017, 01:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,251
Posted By drdavid
South sumatran keris for sale

A South Sumatran Keris, Palembang influence. A gonjo iras straight blade, pamor is wos wutah, a very clear sepuhan is present.

The wrongko shows Palembang influence, and the gandar carries bands...
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