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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd June 2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 900
Posted By bhushan_lawate
The dot marks read the following: Pa Ra Na 5215...

The dot marks read the following:

Pa Ra Na 5215 (all in the Devanagari Script - used for Sanskrit, Marathi and Hindi languages)

However, the style of numbers does not appear to be too old and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By bhushan_lawate
I've had some luck in the flea market - Feira De...

I've had some luck in the flea market - Feira De Ladra in Alfama. I think this market is on Saturday.

Regards,
Bhushan
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th November 2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,955
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi All, A rather interesting topic for...

Hi All,

A rather interesting topic for discussion and we can only "try" to guess the situations of the times in which these wars happened.

I can cite the information from the 1660's when...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th September 2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,693
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi -- there are a reasonable no. of snaps online...

Hi -- there are a reasonable no. of snaps online of their collection. you can google it.

Hopefully some of our fellow forumites have visited and are able to send you some snaps too.

Thanks,
Bhushan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st August 2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,851
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi -- A couple of clearer pics of the...

Hi --

A couple of clearer pics of the inscription and we can reasonably put the doubt to rest as it appears to have the name of the place/owner.

The script is Devanagari (used for Sanskrit, Hindi...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th August 2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,851
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Clearly of Indian origin. it has an inventory no....

Clearly of Indian origin. it has an inventory no. "188???" and Jaipur along with the name of the district "Dhamwa???"

a couple of clearer snaps will be helpful..:)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th April 2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By bhushan_lawate
My Apologies friend...!! this style of icons is...

My Apologies friend...!! this style of icons is not my area of specialization and so i cannot offer an opinion.

let us hope someone more knowledgeable than us is able to cast light on this and we...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th April 2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By bhushan_lawate
You are right. we may want to call it a Harihara...

You are right. we may want to call it a Harihara - but cannot as the depiction of the weapons as well as the form of the idol in general does not conform with the norms of the Harihara.


on a side...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 10th April 2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,805
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Definitely not from the current state of India....

Definitely not from the current state of India. looks like more from south east asia or Nepal.

Also, looks like a mix from different streams of iconography. while the upper two arms carry the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By bhushan_lawate
buying edged stuff in Jaipur

Hi All,

I'm visiting Jaipur -- My first in many many years and will like to take an opportunity to buy some edged stuff.

Could our esteemed forumites be kind to share if there are known dealers/...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd October 2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By bhushan_lawate
This is a part of a scrapping equipment (kitchen...

This is a part of a scrapping equipment (kitchen aid) used for cutting/ scrapping veggies and coconuts etc....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Thank you all. I did manage to go earlier today...

Thank you all. I did manage to go earlier today but most shops were closed or were too pricy. I'll try my luck again on Friday. I also found Naser Al Sufayyans shop but it was unfortunately closed...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Thank you for the responses. I'm hoping to get...

Thank you for the responses. I'm hoping to get lucky this week end...!!!

I did visit the Musmak fortress last Saturday but was unable to get the right directions to the market place as i kept asking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th April 2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,666
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Where to shop for Antique ethno Weapons in Riyadh

Hi All,

I'm in Riyadh on business and will have a weekend to spare for sightseeing and possibly some ethno weapons shopping.

I learnt that Al-Zall market is the go to place but none of the taxi...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th September 2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,406
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi, The script is Devanagari used for writing...

Hi,

The script is Devanagari used for writing Sanskrit, Hindi and Marathi languages.

It reads Ra Ja Pa Li Ta(?) Ha Na Li

Which could be the name of a place or person. Mostly, a place
Also the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,139
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi all, Sorry I was travelling and couldn't...

Hi all,

Sorry I was travelling and couldn't respond earlier. I got my copy from eastern book corporation with 20% off and free shipping within India. I recommend checking with them or the publishers...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th June 2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,139
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi all, The book on Jaipur arms is published and...

Hi all,

The book on Jaipur arms is published and I got my copy yesterday.

Needless to say the book is awesome and has superb photographs.

Regards,
Bhushan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,415
Posted By bhushan_lawate
hello All, I landed in Lisbon noon yesterday and...

hello All,

I landed in Lisbon noon yesterday and headed straight to the Military Museum from the airport.

what a treat to the eye...!!!! One of the best kept museums I've seen in the recent times...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,415
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Thank you so much for the tips... My visa is...

Thank you so much for the tips... My visa is underway and I hope to get it in the next two-three weeks. I hope to see all the places that you have mentioned. since I have never been to Lisbon before...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th January 2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,415
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Museums and buying antiques in Lisbon

Hi All,

I have a planned visit coming up to Lisbon, Portugal in the second week of February. I'll be there from 10th thru 14/15 Feb.

Are there any places that I must not miss?? also any flea...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi, The inscription reads "Raj Ajmer Ta Ru...

Hi,

The inscription reads "Raj Ajmer Ta Ru ......"


I'm unable to read the last word clearly. could you post another pic?

Looks like some armory inventory tracking system based on the words...!!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,956
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Thank you Vandoo.. Any comments on the age or...

Thank you Vandoo..

Any comments on the age or style?

The longer Firangi is 49 inches in length and is also double edged. The smaller one in 45 inches and has a bit of the silver pommel cap intact....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,150
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi, It reads " Ko r vi Sa 1942" in the...

Hi,

It reads " Ko r vi Sa 1942" in the Devanagari Script. Most likely an armory mark.

Need better and inverted snaps for the dotted script.


Regards,
Bhushan
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,439
Posted By bhushan_lawate
Hi All, My two cents..!!! Jamdhar -- originated...

Hi All,

My two cents..!!!

Jamdhar -- originated from the Sanskrit word "Yama Daunstra" literally meeting tooth of Yama -- God of Death

Katar -- is a distorted form of "Kattarak" in Sanskrit --...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,956
Posted By bhushan_lawate
New Year Bonanza...!!!

Hi All...

Wish you a very happy new year...!!! Mine has been a special one...!!!

Some snaps attached.. Pardon the quality of the snaps. These were taken in a jiffy.

All comments on age and...
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