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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice Badek, The angle of the hilt indicates...

Nice Badek,
The angle of the hilt indicates Javanese style, but the knob on the end of the scabbard and style of decoration points me to Sumatra more then Java. Some of these are attributed to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice piece, its called fork (叉) but mostly...

Nice piece, its called fork (叉) but mostly referred to as 'Tiger fork' (虎叉). The fork is considered one of the eighteen weapons of Wushu. Mostly worn by villagers in groups to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th February 2021, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 970
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I don't believe we can consider this a Sosun...

I don't believe we can consider this a Sosun Pattah. The Kopis form of the blade from the Sosun can be distinguished in two forms, the Indo-Islamic and the Hindu basket form. The Indo Islamic form is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Peter Andeweg
The Palembang attribution is correct. All...

The Palembang attribution is correct. All examples I have sen are attributed to the Palembang region, 19th century. However, some examples with comparable blades called 'Sekin' have different hilts...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2021, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice examples both of you gentlemen. They are...

Nice examples both of you gentlemen. They are quite rare. However they are simple and yet elegant in design, they certainly serve an ability for non-ceremonial use.

Well done!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By Peter Andeweg
It has similarities to the Katar, but the Katar...

It has similarities to the Katar, but the Katar is much longer and mostly has a more pronounced armor piercing tip. Its is more leaning toward a South Indian spearhead.

The 'Madu' you mentioned is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Hi Kubur, Saintie are very rare. I sold one...

Hi Kubur,
Saintie are very rare. I sold one example in 2020. Here is the link with some additional info.
https://antiquesbythesea.com/product/a-south-indian-parrying-saintie/

(If that is okay with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By Peter Andeweg
You found it! A Fijian Ula, a type of throwing...

You found it! A Fijian Ula, a type of throwing club. The bone or shell inlays are done later, often by collectors and counterfeiters to spice them up.
Patina-wise this example looks 19th century with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 898
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting Pata. The short gauntlet indicates...

Interesting Pata. The short gauntlet indicates early age (circa 1600). Tanjore region. The blade seems Italian or German. 1640 is very plausible for the date. The Yalihead was ment to stop an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice klewang, its indeed Sumatra, likely Batak....

Nice klewang, its indeed Sumatra, likely Batak. The hilt type is referred to as 'Hulu iku mie' and often seen in combination with this type of blade.
Regards, Peter
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd December 2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By Peter Andeweg
All members a merry Christmas and happy holidays....

All members a merry Christmas and happy holidays. Let's look forward to a new year with many new acquisitions, sharing of knowledge and without covid!

The best to you all!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By Peter Andeweg
The shape of the hilt is a 'Yali', often...

The shape of the hilt is a 'Yali', often described as lion-griffin hybrid and is commonly seen on bronze hilted daggers from South India (Tanjore, Tamil and Mysore region) in the 17th and 18th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st October 2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,481
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I would suggest Birma or Thailand. The shape of...

I would suggest Birma or Thailand. The shape of the blade and scabbard are quite common in those regions. The stag hilt is also seen on some ''village quality'' knifes from this region, but it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,112
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I had been searching online for a comparable...

I had been searching online for a comparable example, but they are indeed hard to find. I noticed one example in a Facebook post, but was unable to find it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,112
Posted By Peter Andeweg
It's Javanese, worn by Keraton officials. Purely...

It's Javanese, worn by Keraton officials. Purely ceremonial and not ment for battle. They occasionally turn up on the market. All decorative features are typical for Java, the Garuda hilt and peacock...
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd September 2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,354
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Silver clad sewar

A fine silverclad sewar is now reduced in price, as so are several other items in my current inventory.

https://antiquesbythesea.com/product/a-sumatran-silverclad-sewar/

Feel free to contact me...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,841
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Likely based on British design 1871 cavalry...

Likely based on British design 1871 cavalry pistol. Lower quality and self made examples were made in and shipped to the colonies.

Peter
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,924
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting keris, Coming from Sumatra. The...

Interesting keris,
Coming from Sumatra. The antropomorphic hilt is called Jawa-Demam and typical for the Palembang and Minankabau region. The scabbard and blade are in Panjang style, usually called...
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,562
Posted By Peter Andeweg
An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the...

An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the quillons, I believe it could be French, influenced by the Egyptian campaign of Napoleon. The hilt resembles more to a camel then an eagle or phoenix to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,701
Posted By Peter Andeweg
An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the...

An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the quillons, I believe it could be French, influenced by the Egyptian campaign of Napoleon. The hilt resembles more to a camel then an eagle or phoenix to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,169
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice example, looking at the patina and wear,...

Nice example, looking at the patina and wear, 19th century is most plausible.

Peter
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,139
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I am not able to translate the Gujarati script,...

I am not able to translate the Gujarati script, but I believe this example belongs to the Bikaner armory in Fort Chintamani. Confiscated weapons were numbered for the Bikaner armory with these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,821
Posted By Peter Andeweg
An excellent example of a Turkish region Ottoman...

An excellent example of a Turkish region Ottoman Khanjar. Dating from the mid 19th century.
Forum: Swap Forum 17th June 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,808
Posted By Peter Andeweg
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,156
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Good thing to see the blade was not cut down. I...

Good thing to see the blade was not cut down. I once had a Greek bichaq which was a cut down yataghan blade and it reminded me. I could not clearly see the tip of your example, so that's why I...
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