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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Mick
Hey Guys There are more of these items on...

Hey Guys

There are more of these items on http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=10665.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,118
Posted By Mick
Jean Here is basicly what they look like. There...

Jean

Here is basicly what they look like. There has been a market for reproductions of this pieces for a long time. Based on the sheath that was provided for this piece I imagine that this was...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,083
Posted By Mick
Here is another one, but with a difference. All...

Here is another one, but with a difference. All of the pictures so far have illustrated the normal reposse metal work. The metal work on this piece is all solder work. This is the reason that I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th June 2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By Mick
Let me add my condolences to his family to the...

Let me add my condolences to his family to the list of other members of the Forum.

We are all grateful for his efforts in publishing many of the kerises that have been hidden in some of the European...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,202
Posted By Mick
Here's another vote for Cirebon being the origin...

Here's another vote for Cirebon being the origin of this figure.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th April 2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,342
Posted By Mick
Rick There are two different copies of line...

Rick

There are two different copies of line drawings of Dapurs from the Surakarta court floating around. There are about 160 dapurs of kerises and 51 dapurs of tombaks in these drawings.

One copy...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th December 2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,458
Posted By Mick
I know that Michael remembers this one (and...

I know that Michael remembers this one (and others like it), but the rest of you all might not have seen it.


http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=3062&highlight=mick
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,609
Posted By Mick
Here's another one

Here's another one
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th November 2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By Mick
Loss of another important fount of information

I have been informed that RMT Harjonegoro has passed away in Solo.

Thus the world has lost another of the few people who had a vast knowledge of all phases of the culture of and behind the Keris as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th October 2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,657
Posted By Mick
This blade is thought by some to be by Empu...

This blade is thought by some to be by Empu Pjajasukatgo during the reign of PBX in Surakarta.

This is the keris that was taken to Empu Yosopangarso and Empu Djeno Harumbrodjo by Garrett Solyom in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th September 2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,657
Posted By Mick
Another Nem Neman

This is just another Nem Neman to throw out for you all to look at. It is very difficult to get all of a reflective pattern to come out when you view the piece at only one point. Especially when the...
Forum: European Armoury 9th September 2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By Mick
Ed Here is another one. The blade is original...

Ed

Here is another one. The blade is original the hilt has been added. I was working in Spain in 1975 and 1976 and picked up the blade in Toledo. This lead me to making up this array based on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,334
Posted By Mick
You all have seen mine...

You all have seen mine earlier:

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=268&highlight=Mick
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,079
Posted By Mick
Rick Glad to welcome you to the...

Rick

Glad to welcome you to the club.

http://www.vikingsword.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/001182.html

Mick
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd May 2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,092
Posted By Mick
Some of you members might remember this one. This...

Some of you members might remember this one. This is about the largest piece that I have ever seen. The blade is about one foor long. The grip is marine ivory.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th April 2008, 02:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,092
Posted By Mick
fernando The grip seems to be of the Javanese...

fernando

The grip seems to be of the Javanese shape.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th March 2008, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,657
Posted By Mick
Are they serious?

Are they serious?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd February 2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,470
Posted By Mick
Without getting into a deep meanings for this...

Without getting into a deep meanings for this grip form, it has always looked to me to be a depiction of a Luna Moth (or a local similar large moth) just after it has left the cocoon and is waiting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th December 2007, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,428
Posted By Mick
Well folks, there is a fine example of gold work...

Well folks, there is a fine example of gold work on a keris dressed in Sulawesi style. Without serious investigation of the photo,however, the keris does not look like a Bugis keris and the gold work...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th November 2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mick
Jose If you are talking about the uwer on the...

Jose

If you are talking about the uwer on the Balinese piece, that is the copper base under the gold wash leaking out. If it is on anything else it is basicly due to my inaptitude in using my photo...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th November 2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mick
Gold work on blades

This piece illustrates the work done on Bali. Note the flatness of the gold application. There does not seem to be any heavy preparation work on the iron for the attachment of the gold in the larger...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th November 2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mick
Gold work on blades

This piece is a standard of the type of work done in Sumatra. This piece illustrates the type of preparation work done on the iron to help affix to gold to the blade. It is done similar to the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th November 2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mick
Gold work on blades

The next example is one of the famous pieces that (I think) have appeared in greater numbers than could be explained by the story of their creation. Their quality ranges from exquisite to horrible....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th November 2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mick
Gold work on blades

Hi folks

I have been lurking in the woods listening to some of the experts talking about the specific topics of keris esoterica for awhile and it has been interesting and educational. I have learned...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th October 2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,344
Posted By Mick
I believe that there is only one keris dressed I...

I believe that there is only one keris dressed I this manner in existence. It has been in the museum in Jakarta for years. It had been displayed as damaged until it was borrowed by Helen Jessup for a...
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