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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By David
I hate to say that i am uncertain which book...

I hate to say that i am uncertain which book these dhapur drawing come from. I believe they may have come from Empu Djeno. I don't own the book they are from so i can't confirm that. Anyway, i...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 11:59 PM
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Posted By David
Oh, i have no doubt this keris was modified, and...

Oh, i have no doubt this keris was modified, and not with any particular skill either. I am sorry to say that this was most probably done to make a low grade keris more interesting for sale in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By David
Detailed photos would be helpful. I can't tell if...

Detailed photos would be helpful. I can't tell if that is the original intention of the "elephant trunk" or if material has been lost to age and erosion. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By David
Mike, there are many examples of late 19th...

Mike, there are many examples of late 19th century kris that have similar length blades. Here is an example that i let go of a couple of years ago that is also about 18 inches. Also not the similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By David
Mike, to build a little bit further on the...

Mike, to build a little bit further on the reasoning Kai suggested for his later dating please have a look at this classic example of an archaic kris that was posted elsewhere on this forum.
You...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 694
Posted By David
As with all our acquisitions we are welcome to go...

As with all our acquisitions we are welcome to go with whatever date makes us most comfortable, but i will also throw in with the others on this thread who have suggested a somewhat later date that...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 27th February 2021, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By David
Sold

Sold
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th February 2021, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By David
That's very cool! Thanks! :)

That's very cool! Thanks! :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2021, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By David
Thanks for this information and the link to free...

Thanks for this information and the link to free downloads.
You wrote about limited hardcopies of the book. Just remember that if you have any links to the sale of this book please make sure they...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 621
Posted By David
Glad you asked about these notches. I was going...

Glad you asked about these notches. I was going to enquire and then forgot to mention it. I am curious as well.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,635
Posted By David
i am resurrecting this old thread because i just...

i am resurrecting this old thread because i just encountered this name Pamor Seliwah regarding such pamor in Lombok in another place so this can confirm that name to a certain extent, though it is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By David
Hi Eric. Thanks for the additional photographs....

Hi Eric. Thanks for the additional photographs.
This is definitely a sundang of Indonesian though it is difficult for me personally to pinpoint origin. If it came with original dress it might be...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 621
Posted By David
Well, i'll take a stab at this and suggest the...

Well, i'll take a stab at this and suggest the blade is possibly Tuban, if for no other reason than the rather large (for a Javanese keris) size.
The hilt cup is a mismatch though. It is both too...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th February 2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,055
Posted By David
I'm sure Jean can tell you better with the keris...

I'm sure Jean can tell you better with the keris in hand, but when i enlarge the image i think i can clearly see defined tikel alis and certainly remnants of greneng.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th February 2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,055
Posted By David
Mickey, since Tammens was Dutch you may want to...

Mickey, since Tammens was Dutch you may want to be looking for a Dutch-English dictionary, though since the majority of the Dutch in the 3 volumes of De Kris is also translated into English that...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th February 2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 914
Posted By David
hmmm...i don't really have any doubt about that...

hmmm...i don't really have any doubt about that Rick. Should we move this to the keris forum? It is not a Moro kris IMVHO. ;)
Forum: European Armoury 9th February 2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By David
Surf's up bro! LOL! I dunno Fernando, this is...

Surf's up bro! LOL!
I dunno Fernando, this is Pacific Ocean stuff. I might have to transfer this to Ethno. :D :D :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By David
Josť is probably fairly accurate to call it a...

Josť is probably fairly accurate to call it a "hook", but that work might give you the wrong impression. Basically what was in the insert area was another piece of wood with a slant cut at the bottom...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2021, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By David
Nice result and very nicely presented. Thanks! :)

Nice result and very nicely presented. Thanks! :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd February 2021, 10:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,501
Posted By David
Good to know. The sheathed one, as has been...

Good to know. The sheathed one, as has been noted, looks exactly like the example shown in Frey's book. So close that it does indeed seem to be the same keris.
Anyway, thanks for posting these...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By David
Thanks for taking the time to do this survey...

Thanks for taking the time to do this survey Alan. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st February 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,501
Posted By David
Thanks for showing us photos of this rare dress...

Thanks for showing us photos of this rare dress form before eliminating them from your date base. A lovely example. I trust you still have this beautiful keris in your custody? :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,055
Posted By David
I do believe it is possible to find this book for...

I do believe it is possible to find this book for somewhere in the vicinity of the prices Alan suggests, though i would not go as far as to say it is easily available.
I would suggest you checkout...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th January 2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,055
Posted By David
LOL! Ahhhhh...nope, didn't see that coming. :D...

LOL! Ahhhhh...nope, didn't see that coming. :D
Though once again, like the opinions you expressed, not MY pic. LOL! ;)
I think this has been an interesting discussion, though as Alan points out,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th January 2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,719
Posted By David
I don't think anyone has accused you of parroting...

I don't think anyone has accused you of parroting any opinions, especially since you clearly stated that you had handled the kujang personally.
Nor do i believe anyone has argued whether that kujang...
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