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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:17 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hello Detlef, I dont think you did anything...

Hello Detlef,


I dont think you did anything wronge in warning others - just the upersite.
I think this must be an eye opener for others who want to buy on auctions - check the extras before you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 360
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ken, You are a very lucky man, to live where you...

Ken,
You are a very lucky man, to live where you live - besides from the lovely countryside.


Tapani,
I have never heard anything like what you describe, it is quite chocking.


Alan,
I think you...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 360
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes you are right. About 600 km each way - so...

Yes you are right. About 600 km each way - so about 7 hours twice:-(.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd March 2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 360
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Was it not possible to choose another firm by...

Was it not possible to choose another firm by your own choice?


Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The Japamala or Mala is a praying string of beans...

The Japamala or Mala is a praying string of beans used by the Hindus, Buddhiists, the Jains and some of the Sikhs.
Mostly there are 108 beans but other numbers can also be seen. The number of 108 is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Maybe the beaded edges were auspicious at a...

Maybe the beaded edges were auspicious at a certain time and place, and went out of fashion, but was copied at some other place and time as decoration - only.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jim, are you sure it was only due to Arabian...

Jim, are you sure it was only due to Arabian trade?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th March 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I think we lost Nihl somewhere along the road:-).

I think we lost Nihl somewhere along the road:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,823
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Jim, the poppy stands for a lot of things, like...

Jim, the poppy stands for a lot of things, like it was said to be a herb of Saturn, or a symbol of both peace and death, and, and....
When we study the different flowers and animals we tend to give...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th March 2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
There are other books showing this beaded edges....

There are other books showing this beaded edges. Like Mortal Beauty, 2015. Page 208. Here it says Central India17th to 18th century.
Robert Elgood: Arms & Armour at the Jaipur Court, 2015. Page 87....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Marcenary, this is a very week explanation, and...

Marcenary, this is a very week explanation, and it does not help much.
There are a lot of katars and other weapons from South India without these beads. Had it really been such a deep religious thing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,711
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Nihl, I cant, unfortunately, tell you much...

Hi Nihl,
I cant, unfortunately, tell you much about the beads, other than they were used a lot in South India, and seems later to have been used in other places as well. If you have A Passion for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 518
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The blade of your tulwar could have been an...

The blade of your tulwar could have been an European blade, but due to the ricasso it seems to be an Indian blade - likely a copy of an European blade.
It is interesting that the blade on the African...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,138
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Ariel. Jens

Thank you Ariel.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,138
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
In 1883 Surgeon-Major Th. H. Hendleyi...

In 1883 Surgeon-Major Th. H. Hendleyi (http://#sdendnote1sym) wrote that it is; “adapted for thrusting, and makes a wide and dangerous wound, which is enlarged in the act of withdrawing the weapon,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you for the explanation. I was also...

Thank you for the explanation.
I was also wondering about your last question.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 639
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
To stop a berserk elephaant

It has now and then been discussed if it is possible to stop a berserk elephant, as described on the katar shown. The katar is from Bundi and dated VS 1907 - AD 1850-51, and the text on the katars...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th February 2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,309
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Ariel, you are quite good when you are on your...

Ariel, you are quite good when you are on your marks:-))))). But you are right that it seems like postulates.
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,580
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Rand, I see what you mean, and I think this could...

Rand,
I see what you mean, and I think this could be the case.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Just call me Jens. I think that looking for...

Just call me Jens.
I think that looking for carpets and such would be a very good idea, as these things have been far more researched the the weapons - so they may give a hint.l
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,823
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes the Cintamani (clouds?) is often shown with...

Yes the Cintamani (clouds?) is often shown with three dots or maybe it is a flower.
Hilt probably Deccan 17th century with a straight blade.
Catalogue pp. 313-314.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,580
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Rand, Nice to hear from you:-). The layer of...

Hi Rand,
Nice to hear from you:-).
The layer of gold is quite thick, but I am not sure I understand what you mean when you write, 'it seems to follow the wootz pattern'.
Catalogue pp. 145-146.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,580
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Here are two examples. One while the umbrella...

Here are two examples.
One while the umbrella still was royal - in gold on a katar, and the other one on a tulwar.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,580
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hi Mytribalworld, Have you found out something...

Hi Mytribalworld,
Have you found out something about the eye since last - about ten years!
I think it is interesting, as several peoples have used the eye, so it is/was known world wide. But the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Rumple9 I should have added that studying carpets...

Rumple9 I should have added that studying carpets and textiles from the area might be a good idea.
Ok here is mine. Total length without scabbard 50 cm.
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