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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Jean
Moro hilt and Indonesian blade?

Moro hilt and Indonesian blade?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By Jean
I found this specimen of kris Sempana Robyong Luk...

I found this specimen of kris Sempana Robyong Luk 9 on page 251 of the Bali kris book mentioned earlier so this dapur name is actually used at least in Bali.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th August 2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By Jean
Jaga, Interesting discussion and I will explain...

Jaga,
Interesting discussion and I will explain how I have arrived at my conclusion.
Your blade includes the following ricikan (carved details): Kembang kacang, jenggot, jalen, lambe gajah, pejetan,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th August 2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, This is the book in question (my...

Hello Alan,
This is the book in question (my favourite reference about dapur types) and it should constitute or be in line with the Surakarta Pakem which you mention.
I recommend this book to all the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By Jean
You are correct Alan but the dapur Balebang shown...

You are correct Alan but the dapur Balebang shown on page 60 of the book "Dhapur" is quite different from the blade in question IMO, especially it includes a sogokan, twin lambe gajah, and kruwingan....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 484
Posted By Jean
According to the book "Keris Jawa" or...

According to the book "Keris Jawa" or the EK, dapur Balebang includes 7 waves (or possibly 5 according to the EK). As this blade has 9 waves I would rather identify its dapur type as Sempana Robyong...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th August 2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 750
Posted By Jean
I agree with Green, and I bought the bulk of my...

I agree with Green, and I bought the bulk of my collection "at arm's length" and with time I have learned to carefully select and assess the quality of the items on the basis of clear pictures. Of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,693
Posted By Jean
Just my personal experience with Czerny's and...

Just my personal experience with Czerny's and shipping from Italy to France:
I am regularly buying krisses and kris hilts from them, their shipping service is slow but it is partly justified because...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th July 2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Jean
It seems to me that Amuk is only referring the...

It seems to me that Amuk is only referring the first kris (poesaka) as doehoeng but not the others.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Jean
Hello Amuk, The gambar/ atasan of the pusaka kris...

Hello Amuk,
The gambar/ atasan of the pusaka kris looks like a rare model from East Java/ Madura, the one of specimen 00 a model from Tegal, and the one of specimen 02 a model from East Java, are...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Jean
Hello Amuk, Thank you very much for showing us...

Hello Amuk,
Thank you very much for showing us these nice and rare pieces, please go on!
I notice that you use the letters "oe" instead of "u" and "tj" instead of "c" as per the old tradition, is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By Jean
Thank you Seerp and Alan. I saw the Prambanan...

Thank you Seerp and Alan. I saw the Prambanan meteore in the Solo kraton but did not realize that it is almost pure metal as I understand from Seerp?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd July 2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By Jean
Seerp, To complement what Alan said, you have...

Seerp,
To complement what Alan said, you have assumed that the specific gravity of the meteorite is 7.9 so equal to the one of pure iron, but it is not the case as the meteorite is only a piece of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st July 2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By Jean
I am seriously doubting that meteoric materials...

I am seriously doubting that meteoric materials was or is added in many kris blades but Alan will probably tell us more about it :)
I own several krisses supposedly containing meteoric materials...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 782
Posted By Jean
I straightened many kris blades damaged at the...

I straightened many kris blades damaged at the tip by means of small pliers first, then careful hammer blows on an anvil if required. I never faced any breakage of the tip but it can happpen....
The...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan. As a French I am not famliliar...

Thank you Alan. As a French I am not famliliar with the term "older" as we only know it as "older than" (Harrap's dictionary).
Could you please elaborate a bit (in broad terms) about what troubles...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By Jean
Well, everybody agrees that this a very nice and...

Well, everybody agrees that this a very nice and rare old kris! :)
The blade was over-cleaned (mechanically?, some rust spots are still visible) but not etched recently I think. Regarding its age,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, I mean the end of the pesi. However I...

Hello Alan,
I mean the end of the pesi. However I would not mind that my vote be also included as "no precise point at all"
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th July 2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By Jean
The blade fits quite well into the wrongko, the...

The blade fits quite well into the wrongko, the gandar was probably replaced indeed but it is not visible. I am not familiar with this style of nice pendok.
There seems to be some tiny writings on...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th July 2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 823
Posted By Jean
Excellent bet! The hilt (buta bajang style) and...

Excellent bet! The hilt (buta bajang style) and the wrangka (perahu style) are from Cirebon/ Java North Coast and the pendok seems from this area also.
IMO the blade is old, the pamor pattern and the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jean
I considered this option too but the ganja is...

I considered this option too but the ganja is separate from the blade unless it is iras :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jean
Well for a change I would say that the beginning...

Well for a change I would say that the beginning of the blade is the tip of the pesi (the bottom end of a blade). The pesi is part of the blade since it "penetrates" it from the base.
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,708
Posted By Jean
I am not a philosopher and since the beginning of...

I am not a philosopher and since the beginning of this thread, I am wondering: Why this question?. Alan will probably tell us more later.
I am scratching my head (is it the beginning or the end of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th July 2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,993
Posted By Jean
Translation: Duwung (keris) Singapore? Duwung...

Translation:
Duwung (keris) Singapore?
Duwung (keris) Patani?
Duwung (keris) panjang Malaka?
The blade of the kris panjang has an elaborate pamor pattern contrary to the usual krisses panjang from...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st July 2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By Jean
Some modern versions of this type of (sandang...

Some modern versions of this type of (sandang walikat) scabbard...
Regards
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