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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd December 2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By Ren Ren
It is wonderful that the modern inhabitants of...

It is wonderful that the modern inhabitants of the planet Earth are striving for the pure, bright and humane. But "civilization is when they kill as before, but no longer cut off the ears of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st December 2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 419
Posted By Ren Ren
The weapon was not only active, but also passive...

The weapon was not only active, but also passive :)
Once upon a time in Europe, wolfhound dogs were worn with wide iron collars (so that the wolf could not grab them by the neck), and for hunting...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th November 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 202
Posted By Ren Ren
I doubt that this subject can be Russian. Only if...

I doubt that this subject can be Russian. Only if to the Transcarpathian Rusyns, perhaps. It is more likely that this is one of the types of Hungarian fokos....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By Ren Ren
Perhaps the roots of this tradition make sense to...

Perhaps the roots of this tradition make sense to look for in the art of the Renaissance. Antonio del Pollaiuolo "The Battle of the Naked Men" (about 1465–1475)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ren Ren
I spent 45 minutes to listen to the report and...

I spent 45 minutes to listen to the report and the questions that followed. And now I feel the obligation to state my point of view.
Firstly, this report is only a way to draw attention to the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By Ren Ren
A few photos of the highlanders with spears. The...

A few photos of the highlanders with spears.
The first photo from South Vietnam (Lang Bian mountains in Lâm Đồng province).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,285
Posted By Ren Ren
Thank you very much, Philip! This is an important...

Thank you very much, Philip! This is an important and valuable clarification.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,752
Posted By Ren Ren
A woman from northern Vietnam (Tuyên Quang...

A woman from northern Vietnam (Tuyên Quang province). I think that the sword by weapons 27 once had a similar scabbard.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,285
Posted By Ren Ren
That's right. I meant this type of knife, which...

That's right. I meant this type of knife, which is smaller, lighter and thinner than "hudiedao" knives. And which often differs from the butcher's knives of South China only in massive bronze...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,285
Posted By Ren Ren
The blade looks like the blade of a Chinese...

The blade looks like the blade of a Chinese "river pirates" knife.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Ren Ren
May be :) I use Google translator and sometimes...

May be :) I use Google translator and sometimes it turns out funny.

But the restorers taught me to pay special attention to the condition of the old velvet. There are always obvious differences in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Ren Ren
"Antique Mahogany" is a term used by...

"Antique Mahogany" is a term used by Chinese antique dealers when translating into English.
In fact, this type of wood is not related to the real mahogany from Cuba, Dominican Republic and Honduras....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Ren Ren
The sword is completely typical of products from...

The sword is completely typical of products from the city of Longquan. These were made 100-130 years ago, are made today and will be made 100 years later. ;)
Bronze parts are now copied very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Ren Ren
I have an unpleasant feeling that only the blade...

I have an unpleasant feeling that only the blade has historical value.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ren Ren
I completely agree. Thanks for these links, Kubur.

I completely agree. Thanks for these links, Kubur.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ren Ren
This item is not from the Caucasus or from...

This item is not from the Caucasus or from Russia.
But I also see in him the influence of Turkic and Slavic traditions. I would venture to suggest Bulgaria or Serbia.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,803
Posted By Ren Ren
I am from the capital of Russia, Moscow. The...

I am from the capital of Russia, Moscow.
The area of my hobbies is the arms of China and Vietnam. I also became interested in subjects from mainland Southeast Asia.
Sometimes I drink vodka :D and I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2019, 10:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 901
Posted By Ren Ren
It does not surprise me that Bukhara maces are...

It does not surprise me that Bukhara maces are similar to objects from other countries. The Bukhara emirate was a multinational state where two great Asian traditions met - Turkic and Persian.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ren Ren
No complaints have yet been received from...

No complaints have yet been received from professionals ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ren Ren
Ariel, do you imagine a situation in which a...

Ariel, do you imagine a situation in which a specialist in Latin philology begins to correct medical and biological terminology? :D
Any terminology is only an auxiliary tool that allows you to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,722
Posted By Ren Ren
Magpie blood stain? Especially at the very end of...

Magpie blood stain? Especially at the very end of the work, after impregnation with oil. I think this is a magical act, not a practical action.
I do not know what magpie means in Irish mythology. In...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ren Ren
Between arrogance and stupidity, I choose...

Between arrogance and stupidity, I choose arrogance :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ren Ren
Hi Kubur! You touched a painful point :) :) For...

Hi Kubur! You touched a painful point :) :)
For the sake of justice, I must say that I have met several such collectors. But they collected regular army items ;) never ethnographic arms.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ren Ren
It is difficult to argue with a recognized...

It is difficult to argue with a recognized specialist in the field of osteology. :) But I'm not trying to argue. I propose once again to pay attention to the structure of the camel's bone...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,506
Posted By Ren Ren
Thanks for these pics, Norman! They reinforced my...

Thanks for these pics, Norman!
They reinforced my opinion that the hilt of your knife is made of camel bone.
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