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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th July 2021, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Athanase
I note that the handle reported as coming from...

I note that the handle reported as coming from Lampung in Tammens Vol. 3 is typical of Cirebon.
Even though the hilt style of this subject is from Lampung, I don't have a Selut to go with it, and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th July 2021, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Athanase
For me the sheath and mendak of keris n148 and...

For me the sheath and mendak of keris n148 and 158 in Jensen's Krisdisk are Javanese. But that's just my feeling when comparing lines of these hilt and sheath with examples whose origin leaves no...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th July 2021, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Athanase
Yes there is nothing exceptional about the blades...

Yes there is nothing exceptional about the blades ... one was probably beautiful in her youth, but is now just a ghost. The other is really very basic and still covered in rust.

I do not remember...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th July 2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Athanase
Two West(?) Javaneses Keris with Sumatra style hilt

Hello,

I recently acquired these two Keris which intrigue me a lot because their grip is very close to that of the Keris hilt from South Sumatra.
However, the base of these handles is typically...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,982
Posted By Athanase
The face (ofen with fangs and a mane) are very...

The face (ofen with fangs and a mane) are very common on hilt of javanese Pedang lurus.
In this case the face on the hook of the scabbard looks like a lion drawn by someone who has never seen one....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,982
Posted By Athanase
Yes, it's a Javanese Pedang Lurus.

Yes, it's a Javanese Pedang Lurus.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,109
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I have already seen this style of...

Hello,

I have already seen this style of handle 2 or 3 times sometimes with more basic Kriss blades. The patina and finish of the handles reminded me of something from the second half of the 20th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By Athanase
I've seen some on sale before in a style between...

I've seen some on sale before in a style between that of the photo in the book (for the handle only) and the style of your handle (Sometimes it almost looked like a Singa), at least once at an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th May 2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,774
Posted By Athanase
Hello, Nice Sewar. I have seen this style of...

Hello,
Nice Sewar.
I have seen this style of sewar several times before, often they seem to date from the middle and the first part of the 20th century.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th May 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,119
Posted By Athanase
Hello, The handle is very close to my 17th...

Hello,
The handle is very close to my 17th century Keris which is also in the same style as that of Dresden and of a Keris by Jean.
The blade is also very close to several of those of the Keris...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th May 2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,419
Posted By Athanase
Hello, I think is from west Java, Sunda region.

Hello,
I think is from west Java, Sunda region.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,187
Posted By Athanase
The first is elephante ivory. The second isn't...

The first is elephante ivory. The second isn't elephant, maybe Dugong or Spermwhale or walrus.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th May 2021, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,187
Posted By Athanase
It's clearly Elephant ivory. Very nice patina.

It's clearly Elephant ivory. Very nice patina.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By Athanase
Whooo :eek: Very nice sword, I love the pamor! ...

Whooo :eek:
Very nice sword, I love the pamor!
For me is from Sulawesi for sure but I don't say more :shrug:
Forum: Swap Forum 24th April 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,074
Posted By Athanase
Short pedang from Lombok

Hello,
I sold this short pedang from Lombok.
The blade with pamor is old (end of XIXme or first part of XXme century).
The fitting are mid-XX century (I gess).
The scabbard and hilt are in...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd April 2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,377
Posted By Athanase
I agree with David. I have 2 small sumatran...

I agree with David.
I have 2 small sumatran Keris (one Minang) and 1 Sundanese (or south sumatran) Badek with the same motif on silver (or mamas) which covers the sheath.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd April 2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,756
Posted By Athanase
In my head I think of two solutions: Either the...

In my head I think of two solutions:
Either the Seluts were in silver y and we were sold at a time when the family needed money.
Either they were damaged during disassembly for the ritual cleaning...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd April 2021, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 12,756
Posted By Athanase
Here is my hilt in this style.

Here is my hilt in this style.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st April 2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,377
Posted By Athanase
I think that Grendolino tell of silver gandar n8...

I think that Grendolino tell of silver gandar n8 wich not match with the first keris.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st March 2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,377
Posted By Athanase
Overall I have the same opinion as the others for...

Overall I have the same opinion as the others for the origins.

1: The size looks large which might make you think of the ancient Java Kriss from the 17th century or Lombok or Bali, but the blade...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th March 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Athanase
Thank-you I did not think that this handle was...

Thank-you
I did not think that this handle was of the Ganesh type because we can guess a squatting human form but there is nothing to symbolize the trunk.

But indeed, the style of the grip...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th March 2021, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 889
Posted By Athanase
Origin of a shortcuts keris

Hello,

I would like to know which region of Java this Keris comes from.
I bought it for its handle but I don't know the origin of this style. :shrug:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th March 2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,655
Posted By Athanase
I bought 2 Keris and a Blawong at this sale,...

I bought 2 Keris and a Blawong at this sale, shipping took 1 additional month compared to the usual because of the Covid (the Italian administration is already slow at the base (like the French) but...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th March 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,788
Posted By Athanase
I think that the only way to know the presence or...

I think that the only way to know the presence or not of meteoritic materials in a blade is by a very thorough analysis of the chemical composition (mass spectrometry). The meteorite still contains...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th March 2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,181
Posted By Athanase
It's very beautiful sword but I am totally...

It's very beautiful sword but I am totally ignorant about the blades of the Caucasus and the Middle East. :shrug:
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