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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2019, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Jentayu
Picture of back of the pommel

Picture of back of the pommel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2019, 12:51 PM
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Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Full picture of the sewar

Full picture of the sewar
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2019, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Jentayu
sewar

sewar
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2019, 01:29 PM
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Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Sewar with gold crown and suasa hilt

Sewar with gold crown and suasa hilt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,594
Posted By Jentayu
سارڠ (sarung / sheath)...

سارڠ (sarung / sheath) سي كن (sikin) تڠ كو (Tengku / Teuku) في شر (Fishar/ Feshar)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th February 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,594
Posted By Jentayu
Hi Willem, The first sentence is legible enough...

Hi Willem,

The first sentence is legible enough to be translated. It reads :

"Sarung sikin (?) Tengku Fishar" or "Sikin (?) sheath of Tengku Fishar (Fashar?)"

I hope this helps. I could not make...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,318
Posted By Jentayu
Hi Guztav, While some of the words are quite...

Hi Guztav,

While some of the words are quite clear to read, others are hard to decipher. Nevertheless, below are the translation of what was written on your sikin sheath. Hope this helps.


"Ini lah...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By Jentayu
Yes Kai, the hilt is made of huge akar bahar or...

Yes Kai, the hilt is made of huge akar bahar or black coral while the stones used on the gold filigree on both the hilt and sheath I presumed are intans or low grade diamonds. There used to be rings...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th January 2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,725
Posted By Jentayu
Sewar Aceh

Sewar in my collection.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st June 2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By Jentayu
Hi Rasdan, I think you might want to defer your...

Hi Rasdan, I think you might want to defer your plan for a trip to ACM at this moment as currently the museum is under going major facelift and renovation. You might want to check with Dave Hankel on...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Royal sewar that belongs to a Teuku in Aceh as...

Royal sewar that belongs to a Teuku in Aceh as part of their family heirloom.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2016, 07:26 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Another sewar with suassa and gold with rather...

Another sewar with suassa and gold with rather "not so royal looking" sheath. I believe this too is from exhibit in Aceh's museum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Another view of the sewar in my collection

Another view of the sewar in my collection
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th October 2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Hi Willem, I am not sure of the age. The first...

Hi Willem,

I am not sure of the age. The first sewar with akar bahar is currently in my collection and from my observation it has standard and the same features that the sewar sold by Michael...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th October 2016, 10:14 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Another exmple of gold sewar from Atjeh's museum.

Another exmple of gold sewar from Atjeh's museum.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th October 2016, 07:15 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Another example of royal Atjeh sewar

Another example of royal Atjeh sewar
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2016, 12:19 PM
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Views: 39,800
Posted By Jentayu
Example of gold Sewar in my collection

Another example of gold crown sewar in my collection. It has the same profile and style akin to sewar supposedly belong to the last sultan of Aceh that Micheal Backman sold lately.Are this the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th February 2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,640
Posted By Jentayu
The top reads, ALLAH and the bottom is the name...

The top reads, ALLAH and the bottom is the name of the Prophet MUHAMAD. The geomatrical design is an abstract name of MUHAMAD too, written in a floral and geomatrical form.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,043
Posted By Jentayu
Yes Michael you are right. I got it mixed up with...

Yes Michael you are right. I got it mixed up with Suratul Tawba. Chapter 27, An Naml where basmallah was mentioned in its chapter while At Tawba is the one without basmallah for start.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,043
Posted By Jentayu
The verse relates to the story of King Solomon...

The verse relates to the story of King Solomon writing a letter to Balqis, Queen of Sheba extending her to the worship of one true God. Not a typical story that you would probably find in the old...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,043
Posted By Jentayu
The verse in question was from Quran chapter 27...

The verse in question was from Quran chapter 27 verse 30. It relates to the story of King Solomon. The translation reads as follows:

"Indeed, it is from Solomon, and indeed it reads, "In the name of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd July 2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,280
Posted By Jentayu
Wierd Riau Keris Blade

Got this piece recently and was told that it is a Malay Riau keris. While it may has a typical bugis damascene blade with pamor hujung gunung and kulit semangka, the thing that makes it different is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,369
Posted By Jentayu
Its Jawi. From the unclear picture I can deduced...

Its Jawi. From the unclear picture I can deduced that the inscription reads as follows " lapan haribulan Rabiul Akhir" or "eight (8th) of Rabiul Akhir (a name of month in Islamic calendar).
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th March 2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,661
Posted By Jentayu
Nice catch. A beautiful keris indeed but I don't...

Nice catch. A beautiful keris indeed but I don't think its a chieftain. Looks more like a "keris selit" or small keris for customary use.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th January 2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,160
Posted By Jentayu
Penangsang, what makes you think its...

Penangsang, what makes you think its "Chenuk"? IMHO it doesn't have the characteristic of typical chenuk blade that I have seen.
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