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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th September 2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Indianajones
And another great piece ru´ned! It makes the good...

And another great piece ru´ned! It makes the good old untouched pieces more rare, but I FEEL for the pieces you ruine FOREVER.
(nomatter what your reply is)
Forum: Swap Forum 15th June 2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Indianajones
AGAIN LINK for browsing through the book!

Again the BROWSING video link;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUB92GfUucg&feature=youtu.be

(wasnt able to readjust the link which was cut short)
Forum: Swap Forum 15th June 2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By Indianajones
New quality book 'ON EXPEDITION & TRIBAL ART' by W.T.C.Kleiman

FINALLY with utmost joy I can announce my NEW book 'On Expedition & Tribal Art' with many photos of N.-Philippine (very rare) textiles and textile objects.

After ten years my idea and unique concept...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th April 2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 956
Posted By Indianajones
Nice examples and Maurice has already placed them...

Nice examples and Maurice has already placed them (although I DO sense a bit Murut-influence :p ). Too bad there are no scabbards; they can have some nice carvings on them.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,441
Posted By Indianajones
Found some pics of a somewhat similar example; it...

Found some pics of a somewhat similar example; it has the same type of (blunt ended) blade with the engraving and copper inset. Interestingly the scabbard is made of also a softer kind of wood as is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd April 2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,441
Posted By Indianajones
Hi all, For me its not so easy to back my...

Hi all,
For me its not so easy to back my statements up with pics as I dont collect Dayak anymore. So I rely -on Dayak items- on pics I find online. I do have this old pic from a few of my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st April 2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,441
Posted By Indianajones
Wel (Michael!) from both Willems example (and the...

Wel (Michael!) from both Willems example (and the one I attached) we may derive that the -perhaps somewhat blunt- ending of the blade does NOT mean it was originally longer.

Also Willems example...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,441
Posted By Indianajones
Roy, I happen to stumble upon this piece which...

Roy, I happen to stumble upon this piece which has the similar features on the blade and indeed this piece I would also ascribe to the Iban of Sarawak, and than to the North of their region(close to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th March 2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,441
Posted By Indianajones
Hello Roy, indeed an odd mandau have to say too....

Hello Roy,
indeed an odd mandau have to say too. Though it all looks perfectly good old n authentic, to be said first. The thing that I have personally also not seen before is the soft type of wood...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,092
Posted By Indianajones
Sajen, first I was gonna reply with; 'what have...

Sajen,
first I was gonna reply with; 'what have you bought now!!! My God' but for $40,!!! And looking better; I think <cant see the stamp that Willem is talking about> the blade is actually a good...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,946
Posted By Indianajones
Detlef, nice piece!Some may say simple but those...

Detlef,
nice piece!Some may say simple but those are the good old and authentic pieces. I couldnt tell you from where exactly (I would also say Luzon, Ilocano piece) but I would estimate it from...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th March 2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Indianajones
Hi Berber, if photographing doesnt work, you can...

Hi Berber, if photographing doesnt work, you can also make a socalled rubbing; fix a paper on top of the blade and draw the hole paper (and knife)surface with pencil. The engraved marks will stand...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By Indianajones
Hi Folks, as I am just back from the Philippines...

Hi Folks,
as I am just back from the Philippines and have visited the Iloilo museum in Panay, thought to share some pics of the few arms they had. Think it would fit in Sajens' thread although one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th December 2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 547
Posted By Indianajones
Detlef, I agree with Michael; some sort of quite...

Detlef,
I agree with Michael; some sort of quite late conqoction. May be authentic as in used by the Mentawai (in 1970's or so?), but not antique.

As I have owned a genuine antique one some time ago...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th November 2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By Indianajones
my thoughts too; antler . . and in addition some...

my thoughts too; antler . . and in addition some of my logics; it doesnt seem very practical to me that -if it were a tool- the outer (working-)edge of the blade is decorated. This leads me to . . ....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st October 2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Indianajones
Just found the pic of the laminated blade of the...

Just found the pic of the laminated blade of the barong -also in total original unmessed state- I had before. This is what I meant with 'if its forged with lamination one will see it anyway '(without...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Indianajones
Hi Kai -just a quick reply before dinner is...

Hi Kai -just a quick reply before dinner is served :D ;
the wood on the handle has not been 'filled up' as I know what you mean and it may look like it. It is just the natural imperfection of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By Indianajones
Okee, so the kris from Jacques and the kris from...

Okee, so the kris from Jacques and the kris from the pic would have a different place of origin David? I may know a bit but am far from an expert on this area. I understand the blade is Sulu so would...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Indianajones
Am able to upload some pics again; one of the...

Am able to upload some pics again; one of the blade with an arrow near the 'start' of the blade where the metal seems extra polished (vertical to the blade) by the touching of the scabbard. Hope its...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,223
Posted By Indianajones
Jacques, have a look at a pic Battara posted...

Jacques,
have a look at a pic Battara posted under the topic 'barong beauty'. The last pic he posted will show exactly your type of kris with the thin rattan lashing I meant (now gone and replaced by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Indianajones
Battara; thanks for tributing the piece to the...

Battara; thanks for tributing the piece to the tribe of origin!
Regarding the blade. I was actually quite surprised to see the blade come out so shiny. Initially I also assumed the blade was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Indianajones
CharlesS, actually I just noticed that this last...

CharlesS, actually I just noticed that this last specimen -in regarding to another topic as often Moro handles would depict/be called 'cockatoes'- actually resembles quite strongly a (small)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,154
Posted By Indianajones
Barong beauty

Hi folks, thought to share this beauty barong. What region would it originate from? Any comments are welcome. Technically its not my field of collecting but who wouldnt want to own, handle n cherish...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Indianajones
Carlos, OEH n-i-c-e!! Wel actually the text...

Carlos, OEH n-i-c-e!!
Wel actually the text under says this particular sword was presented by 'his excellency' (Sultan of Sulu) to the author.
Yours is even nicer! I believe the actual Sulu...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Indianajones
Pics of Moro, Sulu's Sultan n Tagalog blades

Hi all, as I was just doing some research on a Philippine book -'The Philippine Islands' by John Foreman I found these two pics with interesting Moro (1st) and Christian tagalog (2nd) blades.
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