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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Athanase
Thank you for all your comments. I think I'll...

Thank you for all your comments.
I think I'll make it simple and name it Pedang (or Peding).
For me the cundrik is a really different weapon, shorter and with a double edge. Besides, the only cundrik...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Athanase
For me it's golok from Sunda or south Sumatra. I...

For me it's golok from Sunda or south Sumatra. I have the same but entirely covered with a foil of repoussť silver.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th March 2020, 10:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,088
Posted By Athanase
Thank you for all your opinions. It is true that...

Thank you for all your opinions.
It is true that I hadn't thought to look at the length of the blade (47cm approximately) and it should have already directed me to a blade of Balinese origin.
For the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th March 2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,088
Posted By Athanase
I only have the total length: 58cm (so I deduct...

I only have the total length: 58cm (so I deduct approximately 47cm for the blade)
The handle was reported as "broken" in the notice but during the sale, the auctioneer clarified that the handle was...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th March 2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,088
Posted By Athanase
Keris with elephant-headed blade.

Hello

After some time of absence, I came back with some new things.

Here is a very recently acquired this Keris, the handle is very similar to the one I posted here:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Athanase
I also think water buffalo horn.

I also think water buffalo horn.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Athanase
Hello, For me the silver parts are younger. For...

Hello,

For me the silver parts are younger. For the origin I think Sulawesi or Java (the mouth of the scabbard with the little hook is in Javanese style).
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th October 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,860
Posted By Athanase
Sorry, mishandling.

Sorry, mishandling.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,702
Posted By Athanase
The proportions of the handle in relation to the...

The proportions of the handle in relation to the blade remind me of the knives From Taiwan.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Athanase
Sunda maybe, but for me is not the design of...

Sunda maybe, but for me is not the design of pedang from Lombok.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th October 2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,845
Posted By Athanase
Is not integral whith the hilt, isn't the same...

Is not integral whith the hilt, isn't the same wood, it's just glued
:(

For the age I think first part of XXth century (or a little more?), but it's just a "feeling".
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Athanase
Pedang from Sumatra?

Hello,

What is the origin of this pedang?
I think it comes from Sumatra but I do not know exactly where.

Length of the blade: 72cm

Hilt : Wood, copper rhombus, silver.
Scabbard : Wood and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th October 2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,845
Posted By Athanase
Hello, Thank you both for all this information. I...

Hello,
Thank you both for all this information.
I admit that if I thought of Bhima it is because of numerous similar identification seen on internet on Balinese handles (very close to those...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th October 2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 26,845
Posted By Athanase
I'm not sure of the geographical origin of this...

I'm not sure of the geographical origin of this Javanese hilt (East Java?) :shrug:

But I'm pretty sure it represents Bhima: position of the hands, the belt with its buckle, the bun, etc. ... it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th October 2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,215
Posted By Athanase
Are there paints easily reversible? To paint...

Are there paints easily reversible?
To paint flintlock rifles with ivory inlay decoration or sheaths with some small, ivory-decorated parts?

For handles ivory in revenche I do not see how to hide...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd October 2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,289
Posted By Athanase
Long Pedang from Bali (or Lombok?)

Here is a pedang that I think Balinese. This is the first time I see one of this type.
Unfortunately there was no sheath. :shrug:

Compared to the few Balinese pedang lurus I have seen until now, I...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd October 2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,531
Posted By Athanase
I found this picture where we see worn on the...

I found this picture where we see worn on the belt one of these "bird hooks" :
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By Athanase
Sundanese golok

Here is smal sundanese golok from Cibatu (west of Bandung). It's not very old (but before 1980). I really like its handle in the shape of a bird's head.
The handle is in buffalo horn, the scabbard in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,342
Posted By Athanase
For me is an algerian Bou Saadi. The genoui...

For me is an algerian Bou Saadi. The genoui blades are longer and have a more symmetrical shape.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th September 2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,222
Posted By Athanase
I can only say that they are recent Papuan masks...

I can only say that they are recent Papuan masks for the tourist market.
I'm not able to make the differences between the masks of different ethnic groups but for having seen many I really feel that...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,607
Posted By Athanase
I agree with Detlef, for me is Toraja sword. The...

I agree with Detlef, for me is Toraja sword. The scabbard and handle (rare model) are typical.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By Athanase
Yes, but it's He is acollector / professional...

Yes, but it's He is acollector / professional seller of Indonesian (mainly) ethnographic object (mostly timor), he lives most of the year in Bali.
He also had a "Timor Keris".
A very old javanvaise...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2019, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By Athanase
Hello Detlef, The blade is laminated but isn't...

Hello Detlef,
The blade is laminated but isn't very apparent.
On this sword in particular he had no information, he bought it from the owner's descent, it was totally rusty. For other timor's sword...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th July 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,671
Posted By Athanase
I love the blade!! :) In addition to its...

I love the blade!! :)

In addition to its "lips", a handle and mendak in a javanese style but the rest with balinese style, your keris also asks the same question. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,481
Posted By Athanase
Hemola from Savu Island (Type E )

Hello,

This is my second sword from "Timor": a Hemola from Savu island (the seller bought it on the place).
I also have another handle of the same style (Type E in Timor's sword classification) but...
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