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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th July 2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,871
Posted By Henk
Green, I think if you could place some pictures...

Green, I think if you could place some pictures of the keris made in your state, although they are copies and new ones, would satisfy our curiousity and give us an idea of the quality of these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Henk
Not my field at all, but i believe this is a...

Not my field at all, but i believe this is a manding sword. I wouldn't call it a sword actually because it hasn't an edge. Looks more like an iron stick.

In my eyes for ritual purpose and probably...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Henk
You nailed it Colin :cool: I think the metal...

You nailed it Colin :cool:

I think the metal and wirework could be silver.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th July 2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Henk
Very well done, Stu. It makes the flask...

Very well done, Stu. It makes the flask complete.
Comparing it with the Tibetan powder flask i'm more convinced about my first guess. Ottoman/Balkan Area.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th July 2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Henk
In the ottoman area they where fond of these kind...

In the ottoman area they where fond of these kind of decorations as well.
The other suggestions make sense as well.
Nice find, that's for sure.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Henk
Nylon could be used for repair, could be fishing...

Nylon could be used for repair, could be fishing line. Butit could also be organic material like a dried sinew or something like that. Hard to see on the picture
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By Henk
Very nice golok. Not sure if it has a pamor blade...

Very nice golok. Not sure if it has a pamor blade but it could be a pamor blade. It certainly has age and the origin is Java. I think based on the hilt east Java. I have a recent one brought back by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 599
Posted By Henk
I have a Tjikeroeh hirschfanger. The mountings...

I have a Tjikeroeh hirschfanger. The mountings are executed in the same materials as this klewang. Very nice piece.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 473
Posted By Henk
Yep Java. Very nice trisula. Always mounted as a...

Yep Java. Very nice trisula. Always mounted as a tombak. I've never seen a trisula mounted seriously as a dagger. Just as Detlef I cann't say anything about it's age.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Henk
Pictures would help. :D

Pictures would help. :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Henk
In my opinion definitely recent replacements.

In my opinion definitely recent replacements.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 903
Posted By Henk
The only thing i can tell you is that these two...

The only thing i can tell you is that these two look very nice. The blades are well executed.
Age and origin i don't know. The only thing i know is that they come from Morocco.

Let's hope some more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th January 2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Henk
Thanks Vandoo for sharing your examples. I really...

Thanks Vandoo for sharing your examples. I really like them.
It is just as Nathaniel said. It is absolutely well carved and your temple knife is done with real ivory and horn.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th January 2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Henk
Answer from Aoi Art

This is the answer i became today from Aoi Art.

This unusual engraving was made after the war time.
After the war ended a lot of occupation troops stayed Japan, and Japanese dealers sold as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Henk
Hello all, Thank you for your input. I followed...

Hello all,

Thank you for your input.

I followed the advise Spiral gave me and i sent a mail to Aoi Art. I hope they will take the time to give me an answer.

Estcrh,
If there was a description of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st January 2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By Henk
Unusual tanto in the shape of a dragon

When my grandfather past away 45 years ago one of his possesions was a tanto in the shape of a dragon. I had never seen something like that and never saw something like that again. One of his...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 337
Posted By Henk
It is a golok from Java. Nice one but need some...

It is a golok from Java. Nice one but need some care.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st December 2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By Henk
The wooden parts of a keris are often replaced...

The wooden parts of a keris are often replaced because of the climate.

The ukiran or handle is Javanese and has some age.
Could you make a picture of the mendak? Some mendaks have a ring form.
The...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd December 2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By Henk
David, Clear. End of discussion. I will do what...

David,

Clear. End of discussion. I will do what i said at the end. That is so much nicer. :D ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By Henk
Alan, Thank you for your comment. I wanted to...

Alan,

Thank you for your comment.

I wanted to make the misunderstanding clear. Actually not for myself. As a matter of fact, in the comment you wrote just to me you are completely right. Better, i...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,270
Posted By Henk
Gentlemen, On the end of the thread, i finally...

Gentlemen,

On the end of the thread, i finally see the right conclussions. Semar is a serious collector who really wants to do one thing. Showing pictures of the keris he has collected and hoping we...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 777
Posted By Henk
Don't change anything on these tombaks. Very nice...

Don't change anything on these tombaks. Very nice find. Congrats!!
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 1st October 2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By Henk
What are the shipping costs to The Netherlands?

What are the shipping costs to The Netherlands?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th September 2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By Henk
Don't worry Charles, keris lovers will also look...

Don't worry Charles, keris lovers will also look on this forum. As Detlef said, maybe Alan can tell more about the blade. As far as i can see from the pictures a very fine pedang and better quality...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,107
Posted By Henk
IMHO a great restoration of a beautiful piece....

IMHO a great restoration of a beautiful piece. With great skill brought back how it was once. Nothing wrong with that and doing justice to a marvelous piece.

If it was upgraded ore ruined by wrong...
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