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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Today, 12:29 AM
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Posted By David
Thanks Willem. I looked through google's...

Thanks Willem. I looked through google's collection of images of Ifugao head dress as well. It does seem that most of these involve textiles as well which i do not see on these, so it causes some...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Today, 12:22 AM
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Posted By David
I can wait… :)

I can wait… :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 09:35 AM
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Posted By David
I know you must have thought about this by...

I know you must have thought about this by now,Gavin, but pictures wouldn't hurt the conversation. ;) :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st July 2014, 03:24 PM
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Views: 265
Posted By David
Well Willem, i guess you are… ;) :D I have not...

Well Willem, i guess you are… ;) :D
I have not had any opportunity to view these objects in person. These were cell phone photos i took from my friend's FB page. So i will reserve any comment on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,647
Posted By David
Yes, please keep in mind that i am not really...

Yes, please keep in mind that i am not really questioning your knowledge as much as the internet sources. When i search the net for photos of this fellow i definitely found more images that do not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,647
Posted By David
I'm sorry Spiral, but the when i look at post...

I'm sorry Spiral, but the when i look at post #157 the guy on the right (with the full gray beard) in the group photo is most definitely NOT the man in the singular photo situated above the group...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,647
Posted By David
Spiral, could you please clarify something for...

Spiral, could you please clarify something for me. In the group photo of the 4 men you caption Tippu Tip as being on the right in that photo, but the "gentleman" you ID as Tippu Tip in the single...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 7th July 2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 265
Posted By David
Any ideas guys? :shrug:

Any ideas guys? :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 6th July 2014, 08:44 PM
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Views: 265
Posted By David
SEA (?) Monkey Skull Head Gear

Can anyone ID these. A friend of mine just found them at a flea market. I'm thinking SEA, maybe the Philippines or Borneo. What say ye? :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,530
Posted By David
Nice examples Rick. Those first two are quite...

Nice examples Rick. Those first two are quite interesting, though i'm not sure that first one is Balinese.
These last two, however, seem beyond the intent of this particular thread. They seem a bit...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 3rd July 2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By David
On Hold…

On Hold…
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 682
Posted By David
Great to see you are back Ian! :)

Great to see you are back Ian! :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th June 2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,927
Posted By David
Wow, this first Palembang keris (the whole...

Wow, this first Palembang keris (the whole ensemble!) is love at first sight for me Michael. Very nice! :)
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 29th June 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By David
TAMMENS De Kris Vol. 1 & 3 GREAT PRICE!

I have a great deal for anyone seeking these two volumes of Tammens' De Kris: Magic Relic of Old Indonesia. These books are out-of-print and somewhat rare and generally sell for over $100 per volume....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th June 2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,530
Posted By David
Thanks for your response Michael. Please forgive...

Thanks for your response Michael. Please forgive my inaccurate assumption, but since you stated it was most probably a yaksha followed immediately by a praise of the Kris Disk as a better reference...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th June 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,530
Posted By David
I don't own the Kris Disk, but would love to know...

I don't own the Kris Disk, but would love to know more about Jensen's determining factors for this attribution. Was it purely because the figures are vegetal in form or were there other clues he...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By David
As your self-appointed marriage counselor please...

As your self-appointed marriage counselor please allow me to help you. Send half your collection to me. I'm not picky. Any old Piha will do… ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By David
I have a keris sheath for a patrem that uses a...

I have a keris sheath for a patrem that uses a green horn for the upper part. Very pretty stuff IMO.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By David
Yes Derek, i am very aware (and a bit envious) of...

Yes Derek, i am very aware (and a bit envious) of your excellent collection of piha kaetta. If ever there was a blade i could get addicted to collecting besides the keris it would be those which is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th June 2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 512
Posted By David
Derek, i'm pretty sure you are on the right track...

Derek, i'm pretty sure you are on the right track viewing this example as a later tourist quality repro. I think that if you spend enough time looking at actual kastane in the thread Ibrahiim just...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th June 2014, 01:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By David
Respectable old Bali keris. The blade is a little...

Respectable old Bali keris. The blade is a little unusually short for Bali blades, but not unprecedented. I have one that only just a bit longer that yours. The sheath looks to be a true pelet...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th June 2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,545
Posted By David
I agree that the name "Durga hilt"...

I agree that the name "Durga hilt" should be retired. With all due respect to Jensen and Kerner, i do not believe either of these gentlemen have ever presented any solid evidence that these hilts...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd June 2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 921
Posted By David
Hi Ganja. Thanks so much for all the wonderful...

Hi Ganja. Thanks so much for all the wonderful info and images in this very informative thread. I would like to point out though that the video of old images you posted shows the keris worn on the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By David
If you read back Alan i believe you will see that...

If you read back Alan i believe you will see that he did in fact manage to get hold of some lab quality arsenic.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By David
I might still try distilled water or a full...

I might still try distilled water or a full strength vinegar with no water added to it at all to see if it is still a problem. :shrug:
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