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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd April 2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 130
Posted By Rick
Smile Genre Work?

Egyptian Sword..

Looks like classic orientalist work with heavily applied artistic license.
So probably the location was the artist's studio and imagination rather than some place tangible.

From...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th March 2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,770
Posted By Rick
Rice contains arsenic at a relatively high level...

Rice contains arsenic at a relatively high level compared to most other foods.
:shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th March 2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 801
Posted By Rick
Cool I am on the same page you are on, Gio. I just...

I am on the same page you are on, Gio.
I just checked in here this morning and, yes Picasso came to my mind also, including Guernica.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2020, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Rick
You tell me....

You tell me. ;)
http://vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=15632&highlight=hand+cannon+chinese

Any provenance from the owner?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2020, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By Rick
I think it may be Chinese also David. That looks...

I think it may be Chinese also David.
That looks like a Native American basket it is poised upon.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 4th March 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 559
Posted By Rick
Cool That is a huge example, David. :eek: Biggest one...

That is a huge example, David. :eek:
Biggest one I've ever seen; circular saws are a popular source for the blades.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th March 2020, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Rick
That's a familiar tactic for FEDEX. I won a large...

That's a familiar tactic for FEDEX.
I won a large oil painting on ebay; the Seller shipped it FEDEX; I cringed when I saw they were shippers.

The painting arrived, frame smashed to bits; canvas...
Forum: European Armoury 24th February 2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By Rick
An electrolysis bath can remove rust very...

An electrolysis bath can remove rust very efficiently; and when the rust has gone there is no further degradation to the iron that is revealed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By Rick
Cool Thank you very much Xasterix. :)

Thank you very much Xasterix. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By Rick
Question Xasterix, could you put a name to this blade...

Xasterix, could you put a name to this blade pattern if you know it; and could you guess at the approximate age?

I gather that JC is not making bladed weapons now?
Thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,380
Posted By Rick
Smile Here is a JC.

Here is a JC.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,177
Posted By Rick
I doubt it's a mismatch. I think I see abalone...

I doubt it's a mismatch. I think I see abalone inlay on the bolster as well as the scabbard.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th February 2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,157
Posted By Rick
Apolaki, I'd suggest that if you haven't put the...

Apolaki, I'd suggest that if you haven't put the bugis dressed blade in your de-rusting solution already that you don't.
I think that blade doesn't require such a radical treatment; doing so might...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Rick
Wink Let's see some antique examples guys. :) ...

Let's see some antique examples guys. :)

https://www.balisongcollector.com/history.html
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th February 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,880
Posted By Rick
I'd bet it was originally made as a handle for a...

I'd bet it was originally made as a handle for a betel nut chisel.
Forum: Swap Forum 6th February 2020, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By Rick
Smile In the Swap listings please. :)

In the Swap listings please. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,157
Posted By Rick
We have been down this road before. :)...

We have been down this road before. :)
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=22827&highlight=iras
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,157
Posted By Rick
Mine? Gonjo iras; I don't know this...

Mine?
Gonjo iras; I don't know this pamor.
Apolaki's keris looks to be an iras also
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th February 2020, 01:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,157
Posted By Rick
Smile My Wife has been using a washing soda solution...

My Wife has been using a washing soda solution that has electrical current run through it from a trickle charger. It works very well and fairly quickly.
She has been de-rusting cast iron pans.
I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2020, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Rick
Thanks Alan. Let's posit then that this is a...

Thanks Alan.
Let's posit then that this is a mechanically fitted metuk; what would be the reason for its not being an integral part of the tombak; is it solely for some mechanical advantage; or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st January 2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Rick
This tombak gives the appearance of having a...

This tombak gives the appearance of having a separate methuk sp? .
What is the significance of this separate ring or collar; could it be compared to the function of the gonjo of a keris?

Very nice...
Forum: Swap Forum 16th January 2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By Rick
Abebooks.com has this title and is a good...

Abebooks.com has this title and is a good resource for out-of-print publications.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 10:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By Rick
Any ideas as to the type of horn? I have seen...

Any ideas as to the type of horn?
I have seen ram's horn snuff mulls that are scotch in origin.
Maybe the type of horn could give a clue. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th January 2020, 02:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,768
Posted By Rick
Here is 'wire and button' decoration on the...

Here is 'wire and button' decoration on the ferrule bands of a Philippine spear.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By Rick
Angry A Nightmare

I understand that some of these were started on purpose; there's no punishment too extreme for this kind of behavior.
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