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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Maurice
It is a plate from the book "The...

It is a plate from the book "The Head-Hunters of Borneo" from Carl Bock.
The first publication was in 1881.
One of my favorite books, and the reprints are not expensive.

Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,976
Posted By Maurice
Re-reading this interesting thread, it looks like...

Re-reading this interesting thread, it looks like brass crowns are more rare as golden ones, as I don't see any depicted here.

Are there rentjongs with brass crowns in forumites collections to add...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
Hi Detlef, look at page 20 / 21 and you'll find...

Hi Detlef,

look at page 20 / 21 and you'll find some information.
Not much, but better as nothing. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
You're welcome. Great that it is appreciated so...

You're welcome.
Great that it is appreciated so much Colin!

Rg,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
Reread the gobang article I've sent you a while...

Reread the gobang article I've sent you a while ago Detlef. There you'll find more info about the Badoei blades.. :rolleyes:

Rg Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
My friend didn't mind placing a photo of the...

My friend didn't mind placing a photo of the sword in his collection.

So here it is!
Enjoy.....

Rg,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
I have this very big Atlas "van Tropisch...

I have this very big Atlas "van Tropisch Nederland", 1938.
I made the photos with my cellphone from it.

Rg,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
:cool: Regards, Maurice

:cool:
Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th July 2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
This is a cool photo of a Tengerese man! Thanks...

This is a cool photo of a Tengerese man! Thanks for sharing....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 654
Posted By Maurice
Tenggerese mountain

Hello Rick,

It is from the Tengger Mountains.
In the museum of Leiden are several of them, all from the Tenggerese..

A good Belgium friendcollector of mine, who alerted me on your post, has also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Maurice
Translation please....(Achenese sikin with gold)

Dear forumites,

Can somebody help us with the translation of the text in the spine of the blade of this lovely sikin?

Thank you in advance,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Maurice
PS I think the VOC mark would make the item much...

PS I think the VOC mark would make the item much more valuable to collect.
For instance how much would you give for the lid of a chest with VOC mark, and how much would you pay for the same lid...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Maurice
Though this javanese with VOC mark seems also to...

Though this javanese with VOC mark seems also to be collected early!
(From the Zeeuws Museum in Middelburg).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th May 2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Maurice
Hi Willem, Here a close up photo I have made...

Hi Willem,

Here a close up photo I have made last week visiting the museum.

I was a kind of in a hurry, but if I'm right it was from a donation somewhere in the 20th century..
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th April 2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,773
Posted By Maurice
Modang facegrip

Modang with three faces (at least)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 620
Posted By Maurice
Oh that thread! :)

Oh that thread! :)
Forum: Swap Forum 11th April 2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 483
Posted By Maurice
http://ma-antiques.jimdo.com/

http://ma-antiques.jimdo.com/

Spring sale:
A penai from Kantewoe Celebes, two very old podangs of the Pakpak Bataks, a pedang, an old Kalason from the Karo Batak, a Javanese golok with great...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th April 2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 16,773
Posted By Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Maurice
The man in the front is carrying one next to the...

The man in the front is carrying one next to the balato.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By Maurice
Nice one! A Nias knife! Regards, Maurice

Nice one!
A Nias knife!

Regards,
Maurice
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th March 2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Maurice
Congratulations Willem, Very attractive and rare...

Congratulations Willem,

Very attractive and rare pieces!
PS I noticed the very old hippo ivory handles always have a huge crack. Sometimes it even split the handle in two pieces. This especially can...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Maurice
And a Borneo lance, donated by Herman Celosse to...

And a Borneo lance, donated by Herman Celosse to the Bronbeek museum Arnhem in 2012.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Maurice
Good idea Erik! Here three swords with VOC dated...

Good idea Erik!

Here three swords with VOC dated blades in the Tropenmuseum collection of Amsterdam.
Two Timor swords, and one Batak sword.
One Timor sword came in the collection in 1887, and I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Maurice
Thank you Willem for posting your Javanese...

Thank you Willem for posting your Javanese pedang.
Most of the Indonesian swords with the VOC mark in the blade seems to be from Java.
As the Dutch were very dominant in their present overhere (we...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,087
Posted By Maurice
VOC blade

@ Erik: Thank you for posting this one. Now we have an example from before 1903! As we know Bataks allready made touristic items at the end of the 19th century, this is not the case here.
I don't...
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