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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 10:22 PM
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Posted By Ren Ren
Chimera - this is when in Brooklyn an Indian...

Chimera - this is when in Brooklyn an Indian blade of the beginning of the 20th century is attached to an Polish hilt of the late 18th century ;)
In this case, we see:
1) the hilt - the Caucasus,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By Ren Ren
It is quite possible. Traces of soldering between...

It is quite possible. Traces of soldering between the blade and the hilt indicate repair.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By Ren Ren
This sword, without reservation, is Caucasian. I...

This sword, without reservation, is Caucasian. I really like his hilt. I saw exactly the same thing at the Russian Ethnographic Museum in St. Petersburg. I think this handle is made in Tiflis,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Ren Ren
Such exercises are better prevention of dementia...

Such exercises are better prevention of dementia than solving crosswords :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Ren Ren
Decrypted the first character, that's what I got...

Decrypted the first character, that's what I got 邠州 Binzhou (the name of the county located in the western part of Shaanxi Province, in 1913 renamed Binxian County 邠 县)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Ren Ren
Lower character is "zhou" 州 -...

Lower character is "zhou" 州 - prefecture, province, administrative division (in old China).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Ren Ren
This is not a wood. An old buffalo horn becomes...

This is not a wood. An old buffalo horn becomes like a wood.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 461
Posted By Ren Ren
It seems that the previous owner made an attempt...

It seems that the previous owner made an attempt to restore, but did not cope with this task. mariusgmioc wrote absolutely right about rivets.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,236
Posted By Ren Ren
Beautiful item!

Beautiful item!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 556
Posted By Ren Ren
You are absolutely right, Kwiatek! In the former...

You are absolutely right, Kwiatek! In the former Soviet Central Asia, Arabic graphics remained only in religious life. "Usta" (sounds like "usto") is a respectful appeal to the master knifemaker (in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 556
Posted By Ren Ren
I completely agree with mahratt.

I completely agree with mahratt.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 589
Posted By Ren Ren
Also, I do not see any Chinese signs. In my...

Also, I do not see any Chinese signs.
In my opinion, the hilt is similar to the European carriage small sword or a hunting hanger of the 18th century. Especially onion-shaped tops.
The blade comes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By Ren Ren
I agree, Sami people, Lapland.

I agree, Sami people, Lapland.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
This is a very interesting and rare version of...

This is a very interesting and rare version of the "Eight treasures" ornament (in Chinese 八寶 Ba bao). I think it was popular in the Ming era.
In part, it coincides with the Buddhist...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
In Russian there is a good book "The Magic...

In Russian there is a good book "The Magic World of Patterns. Encyclopedia of Ornamental Motifs of Southeast Asia" (edition of the State Museum of Oriental Art) and an excellent article by the famous...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
Thanks Peter! There is another symbol...

Thanks Peter! There is another symbol characteristic only for Vietnam - sword and bunch of books. Rarely, but it occurs as an inlay on the scabbard of ceremonial swords. This is a sign of a patriotic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
In truth so!

In truth so!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
Emperor Minh Mạng received from his father...

Emperor Minh Mạng received from his father Gia Long a peaceful and prosperous country. But over the years of his reign, he did a lot to turn Vietnam into a European colony. In 1860-80, the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
One of the most famous paintings on this subject.

One of the most famous paintings on this subject.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
I agree that the motif of the climbing plant...

I agree that the motif of the climbing plant shoots is a very distinctive mark of the blades of the Vietnamese people.
This symbol has a rather complex origin. For the Chinese, the wavy lines mean...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th January 2020, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,319
Posted By Ren Ren
I think that this item can be a trophy of the...

I think that this item can be a trophy of the Franco-Chinese War of 1884-85. Then the French troops captured many of these weapons. The ornament, consisting of small circles with a dot in the center,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By Ren Ren
Agree, jewelry technics is very similar.

Agree, jewelry technics is very similar.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ren Ren
In this case, the triangular dots (or better to...

In this case, the triangular dots (or better to say the pits) are completely different from the surface of the file. The surface after filling the pits with gold is completely flat (perhaps this is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ren Ren
I saw objects with this inlay technique in the...

I saw objects with this inlay technique in the collection of Kamil Khaidakov (you know him). Examples are also given in his book Камил...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th December 2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Ren Ren
If the dots have the correct triangular shape,...

If the dots have the correct triangular shape, then this is an old Persian jewelry technique, which was also owned by some craftsmen in Dagestan.
In my opinion, the mild steel of the blade suggests...
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