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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, What is KBB please? I would suspect...

Hello Alan,
What is KBB please?
I would suspect that kusia has a different meaning in Lombok Sasak language?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Jean
By the way, the pendok seems to be missing and...

By the way, the pendok seems to be missing and the black horn inserts on the gandar are probaly more recent than the waranga itself.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Jean
No, sandang walikat designates a style of...

No, sandang walikat designates a style of triangular kris scabbard from Java or Madura, see attached specimen, and also apparently a style of Madurese hilt, see pic.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 363
Posted By Jean
Pics of 2 different forms of hilt kocet-kocetan,...

Pics of 2 different forms of hilt kocet-kocetan, and there are even more....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 363
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, In the Lombok reference book from...

Hello Alan,
In the Lombok reference book from Djelenga (published in 2000), he calls these hilts kusia also called kocet kocetan on page 293, but on page 317 he calls them kusia only.
And in his...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By Jean
AFAIK this style of hilt is called sandang...

AFAIK this style of hilt is called sandang walikat. A nice and old specimen of Madurese kris. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 113
Posted By Jean
Very nice kris, congrats! I cannot ascertain if...

Very nice kris, congrats! I cannot ascertain if the hilt is made from ivory or not :confused:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,792
Posted By Jean
Thank you very much Alan for your...

Thank you very much Alan for your appreciation.
IP, my 2 recent books "The Kris, Legendary weapon from Indonesia" and "The fantastic World of Indonesian kris hilts", and the older book "Kris hilts,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 363
Posted By Jean
According to the Neka book the kocet-kocetan and...

According to the Neka book the kocet-kocetan and kusia hilts depict two different types of bugs but the most commonly accepted difference is that the name kocet-kocetan is more common in Bali, and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st September 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 363
Posted By Jean
Hi Charles, Pics of a Madurese hilt more similar...

Hi Charles,
Pics of a Madurese hilt more similar to yours, its height is 10 cm. The balinese selut is definitely misplaced IMO. From my experience these pieces are relatively recent (mid 20th...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st September 2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 363
Posted By Jean
Hello Charles, Attached is a Madurese kris...

Hello Charles,
Attached is a Madurese kris estimated from the early 20th century with a somewhat similar type of thick hilt.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st September 2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 363
Posted By Jean
Hello Charles, The hilt looks large because of...

Hello Charles,
The hilt looks large because of the wrong balinese selut fitted to it but this type is originating from East Java/ Madura indeed.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st September 2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Jean
Yes, good observation David!

Yes, good observation David!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th September 2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 163
Posted By Jean
Hum, not a masterpiece of forging and carving IMO...

Hum, not a masterpiece of forging and carving IMO (greneng, kembang kacang, sogokan, etc.). It does not look typically javanese to me and to have been made recently by an unexperienced smith, but...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th September 2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Jean
Thank you. Looking again at the pic, the depicted...

Thank you.
Looking again at the pic, the depicted figure is probably not Bayu indeed since he has an agressive look (teeth & fangs), while Bayu is normally shown with a friendly face (often smiling)....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th September 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Yes,the EK page 88 describes the...

Hello Alan,
Yes,the EK page 88 describes the keris bahari as having a blade between 42 to 45 cm long, and on page 64 the keris alang having a blade of about 28 to 32 cm long, so shorter than the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th September 2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Jean
It seems to me that the name "keris...

It seems to me that the name "keris alang" is used in Malaysia (and perhaps East Sumatra?) to identify a kris similar to the keris bahari (blade length about 30 cm) and the keris panjang (blade...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th September 2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 706
Posted By Jean
Beautiful balinese kris indeed. From the pics the...

Beautiful balinese kris indeed. From the pics the blade seems old (19th century?), the ivory scabbard in kekandikan style and the silver hilt depicting Bayu are probably more recent (late 20th...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th September 2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Bangkalan or Bangkinang? (a city in...

Hello Alan,
Bangkalan or Bangkinang? (a city in the inland Riau province).
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By Jean
I am not qualified about Malaysian krisses so...

I am not qualified about Malaysian krisses so other members may tell more accurately.
There are regional variations among the style of Malaysian kris scabbards, and they slightly differ from the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 688
Posted By Jean
Gardner was based in Malaysia and he describes a...

Gardner was based in Malaysia and he describes a Malay style of scabbard from Perak (Malaysia), but which is rather similar to the Bugis type of scabbard originating from Sulawesi, Sumbawa, and East...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th September 2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,927
Posted By Jean
Very beautiful art piece indeed but it does not...

Very beautiful art piece indeed but it does not move me much as a kris, and personally I prefer the old blawong behind it ;)
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th September 2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Jean
Others may have identified the pamor pattern of...

Others may have identified the pamor pattern of the blade shown in the Lombok book as Bendo Sagodo. In Bali pamor Srante is also called Uler Lulut. Difficult question....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th September 2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Jean
Book "Keris di Lombok" by Ir Lalu...

Book "Keris di Lombok" by Ir Lalu Djelenga (a reference book published in 2000, very difficult to find nowadays).
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th September 2020, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 613
Posted By Jean
Yes, I had the same guess probably based on the...

Yes, I had the same guess probably based on the same book (pamor Rante in Lombok or Srante in Bali, although they may be slightly different).
Regards
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