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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th March 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 249
Posted By Maurice
Congratulations Ron, What an awesome piece. The...

Congratulations Ron,

What an awesome piece.
The handle is striking and has a good old patina.
Great carving too...

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 25th March 2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By Maurice
A lovely piece and great to see it in uncleaned...

A lovely piece and great to see it in uncleaned condition!

Rare find and in very good condition!

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Maurice
PS they also had smaller knives for different...

PS they also had smaller knives for different household purposes.
For instance on this photo, where the dayak is cutting out the pattern of a beadwork.
As you can see, he is not doing it with a side...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By Maurice
In the literature often they refer to decompose...

In the literature often they refer to decompose knives or scalp knives when talking about these kind of sideknives, to cut off the flesh of a raced head.
This was not true at all, because these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By Maurice
The hilt is supercool!

The hilt is supercool!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,955
Posted By Maurice
And this one is my other one.

And this one is my other one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,955
Posted By Maurice
I have two in my collection with strip at the...

I have two in my collection with strip at the scabbard.
Both from East Borneo, Kutai.

This one is definately the best from both and one of my favorites in my collection...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,955
Posted By Maurice
The old style scabbards from Negara often had a...

The old style scabbards from Negara often had a carved "look-a-like" stick like the ones from Kutai, not a real one.

Best,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By Maurice
Today I have seen a Batak podang, very old balde...

Today I have seen a Batak podang, very old balde and etched on the same way as yours Tim!
Not the same motifs, but some text.

Unfortunately I don't have a photo of it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By Maurice
Thanks for sharing, indeed a beautifull piece...

Thanks for sharing,

indeed a beautifull piece Detlef!

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th January 2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Maurice
South Borneo (Bandjermassin and surroundings),...

South Borneo (Bandjermassin and surroundings), were a wasp's nest of cultures and people!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,819
Posted By Maurice
Just for reference...

Just for reference...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Maurice
The inlay/decoration is coming back in the...

The inlay/decoration is coming back in the handguard and "screw" on top of the handle.
So there might be a possibility a foreign artisan made the inlay in Bandjermasin?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th January 2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Maurice
That is a fantastic and interesting...

That is a fantastic and interesting sword!
Congratulations with your beauty. I can't give you more information about the blade, as I have never seen something like this before.
I hope others would be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th December 2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By Maurice
Super beautifull piece Ron! Congratulations!!!

Super beautifull piece Ron!

Congratulations!!!
Forum: Swap Forum 16th December 2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 795
Posted By Maurice
the last update of the year has been completed,...

the last update of the year has been completed, also with some rare weapons and shields.

All a wonderfull 2015!

Best wishes,
Maurice

www.bataviacollectables.com
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Maurice
Schmeltz J.D.E., Ethnographie von Borneo...

Schmeltz J.D.E., Ethnographie von Borneo (1892)

6a and 6b
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th November 2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By Maurice
Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin...

Yes from South Borneo. Negara / Bandjermasin area...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 481
Posted By Maurice
I wouldn't be surprised if this is a...

I wouldn't be surprised if this is a "Javanese" mandau. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By Maurice
A great display like that Willem. They almost...

A great display like that Willem.

They almost don't look like they are pretty rare finds all together.... :D

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Maurice
M.C. Schadee photo

This (part of a bigger) photo is from M.C. Schadee, taken in West Borneo.
An area were you don't suspect to encounter a man with a BB at first thoughts...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Maurice
Tinker photo

This photo is taken by Tinker, ca. 1870.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 605
Posted By Maurice
I only know of two photos of natives with such BB.

I only know of two photos of natives with such BB.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By Maurice
Hello Udo, that is a fantastic moro armour! I...

Hello Udo,

that is a fantastic moro armour!
I have had one several years ago, bought from a Dutch antique dealer.
It wasn't as nice as yours, and fully made of brass, also the plates.
Remembering my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2014, 03:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,055
Posted By Maurice
Hi Gav, These types are for sure my...

Hi Gav,

These types are for sure my favorite.
Yours is in perfect condition.
I think Borneo is a very good option, and I would say it is.

Kind regards,
Maurice
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