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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania Today, 01:37 PM
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Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WOULD GO WITH AFRICAN ORIGINS BUT AS TO WHERE...

I WOULD GO WITH AFRICAN ORIGINS BUT AS TO WHERE AND WHAT IT WAS FOR CAN ONLY GUESS. IT IS LIKELY EITHER A PLUG FOR SOME SORT OF CONTAINER OR PERHAPS PART OF A CEREMONIAL STAFF OR OBJECT.
FOR SOME...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By VANDOO
BEFORE YOU DISCARD ALL THE FIBER SKIRTS BE AWARE...

BEFORE YOU DISCARD ALL THE FIBER SKIRTS BE AWARE THAT MANY IF NOT ALL OF THE OLD CLUBS HAD FIBER WRAPS IN SOME CASES NOT UNLIKE THESE WHEN THEY WERE NEW. THE FIBERS, DYES AND WEAVING ARE MUCH THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th July 2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By VANDOO
DEFINITELY A PADDLE CAN'T SAY FROM WHERE FOR SURE...

DEFINITELY A PADDLE CAN'T SAY FROM WHERE FOR SURE AS THERE ARE SEVERAL REGIONS WHERE SUCH PIGMENTS AND DESIGNS ARE USED.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up YOUR THEORY MAKES SENSE AS MOST OF THESE TRIBES...

YOUR THEORY MAKES SENSE AS MOST OF THESE TRIBES SPLIT OFF AND WERE RELATED SO THOUGH THERE WERE DISAGREEMENTS AND FEUDS WITHIN THE FAMILY THEY DIDN'T WANT TO ACTUALLY EXTERMINATE THE OTHER TRIBES....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd July 2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE CLUB :) IT DOES SHOW INFLUENCE FROM...

A NICE CLUB :) IT DOES SHOW INFLUENCE FROM OUTSIDE THE OLD TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL DESIGN BUT ALSO INCORPORATES SOME OF THE OLD ABORIGINAL DESIGNS. VARIOUS RELIGIONS SET UP MISSIONS IN THE PAST TO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By VANDOO
Smile HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF THE OLDER HOE WHICH...

HERE ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF THE OLDER HOE WHICH BELONGED TO THE CHIEFS OR HIGH UP PEOPLE IN THE TRIBES.
#1 THRU #4 190 CM. LONG HOE CEREMONIAL PADDLE
#5. OLDMAN CATALOG PLATE.
#6. FROM THE BOOK "...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up NICE ONE AND IT SHOWS A GOOD HIT ON ONE OF THE...

NICE ONE AND IT SHOWS A GOOD HIT ON ONE OF THE BOSSES PERHAPS A LIFE SAVING BLOCK. I ESPECIALLY LIKE THE SMALL BELLS, THEY COULD GIVE A KIND OF WARNING (LEAVE ME ALONE!) LIKE THE RATTLESNAKE BEFORE A...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 236
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up ITS CALLED A DANCE PADDLE THEY ARE NICELY CARVED...

ITS CALLED A DANCE PADDLE THEY ARE NICELY CARVED ON BOTH SIDES AND SHORTER THAN A OLDER FORM OF CEREMONIAL CHIEFS PADDLE CALLED A HOE. I AM NOT SURE WHEN THE SHORTER FORM OF DANCE PADDLE CAME INTO...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 649
Posted By VANDOO
THERE ARE SEVERAL TYPES OF JADE COMING OUT OF NEW...

THERE ARE SEVERAL TYPES OF JADE COMING OUT OF NEW ZEALAND YOU CAN SEE EXAMPLES OF THE TYPES ON EBAY AND ONE SELLER USED TO LIST ALL THE TYPES AND THEIR DESCRIPTIONS. I AM NOT SURE WHAT TO CALL THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By VANDOO
IT LOOKS TO BE OF PROPER FORM AND SIZE. IT COULD...

IT LOOKS TO BE OF PROPER FORM AND SIZE. IT COULD BE FROM THE 1960'S UP TO THE PRESENT. MOST LIKELY NEVER USED FOR DANCE OR CEREMONIE AND BROUGHT BACK AS A SOUVINEER JUDGING FROM THE FIBER WRAP. THE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 358
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up CONGRADULATIONS A VERY NICE SELECTION OF SOLOMON...

CONGRADULATIONS A VERY NICE SELECTION OF SOLOMON ISLAND CLUBS. :D
IT LOOKS LIKE YOU HAVE MOST TYPES. THE WORKMANSHIP IS ESPECIALLY GOOD ON THE NEWEST CLUB. THE HANDLE REMINDS ME A BIT OF THE FORM...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up IT'S ALWAYS GOOD TO SEE VARIATIONS OF FORM ON...

IT'S ALWAYS GOOD TO SEE VARIATIONS OF FORM ON WEAPONS. WE HAVE SPECULATED THAT SOME POMMELS WERE EITHER DAMMAGED AND MODIFIED TO A DIFFERENT SHAPE OR THAT PERHAPS THE OWNER PREFERRED A NON...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th June 2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 665
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW INTERESTING BREEDS WITH HUNTING AND WAR DOG...

A FEW INTERESTING BREEDS WITH HUNTING AND WAR DOG HISTORYS.
1. AFGHAN HOUND HUNTING
2. MASTIFF GAURD AND WAR DOG
3. & 4. JAPANESE SAMURAI DOG ARMOR
5. FOR CAT PEOPLE THE DEREADED CAT CANNONBALL....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th June 2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WOULD HAVE TO GUESS AT ITS ORIGIONS AND WOULD...

I WOULD HAVE TO GUESS AT ITS ORIGIONS AND WOULD SAY LIKELY SOLOMON ISLANDS OR ONE OF THE OTHER GROUPS OF ISLANDS IN THE REGION OF NEW GUINEA. I WOULD ELIMINATE SAMOA AND FIJI. I WOULD SAY IT DOES...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I AGREE WITH JIMMY THEY ARE MOST LIKELY FROM NEW...

I AGREE WITH JIMMY THEY ARE MOST LIKELY FROM NEW GUINEA OR SOME OF THE SURROUNDING ISLANDS. IF THEY HAVE A LIGHT CANE SHAFT WITH A CARVED WOOD HEAD THEN THEY ARE LIKELY ARROWS (THE ARROWS IN THAT...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th May 2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By VANDOO
SILVER FILIGREE WITH BEADS KERIS

THIS ITEM CLOSED ON EBAY A FEW MONTHS AGO HOPEFULLY THERE IS NOTHING LIKE IT CURRENTLY ON SALE. :shrug: I HAD A FEW QUESTIONS AS TO ITS ORIGIONS.? IT IS SAID TO BE BUGIS AND HAS SILVER FILAGREE...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th May 2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,611
Posted By VANDOO
HERE ARE A FEW MORE TOOLS THAT RESEMBLE WEAPONS. ...

HERE ARE A FEW MORE TOOLS THAT RESEMBLE WEAPONS.
1. PICTURE OF INDONESIAN WEAVING SHUTTLES 120 CM. LONGEST.
2. THREE PICTURES OF A GROUP OF WHAT ARE DESCRIBED AS ROLLERS FOR WEAVING BAMBOO 57 CM...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I WOULD AGREE WITH YOUR ASSESMENT OF THE CLUB...

I WOULD AGREE WITH YOUR ASSESMENT OF THE CLUB EXCEPT IT MAY BE A BIT OLDER AND WOULD BE OF THE MAORI WAHIKA FORM. THE MAORI HAVE BEEN MAKING THESE FOR SALE FOR A LONG TIME AND SOME CARVERS EVEN SIGN...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up NO DOUBT IT BELONGED TO PORTHOS OF AFRICA :D A...

NO DOUBT IT BELONGED TO PORTHOS OF AFRICA :D A VERY NICE SET OF 3 :cool:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd May 2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By VANDOO
Red face SORRY I ADDED NON REVELANT INFORMATION AND...

SORRY I ADDED NON REVELANT INFORMATION AND CHANGED THIS POST TO A REFRENCE ON OCEANIC SKULL CARVINGS AND SUCH INSTEAD OF A DISCUSSION OF YOUR ITEM ONLY. IT WAS NOT MY INTENTION TO HIJACK YOUR POST I...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd May 2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By VANDOO
Smile A FEW MORE EXAMPLES THE CARVING STYLES THEY LOOK...

A FEW MORE EXAMPLES THE CARVING STYLES THEY LOOK LIKE DAYAK, TORAJA AND BALI ON MOST OF THE EXAMPLES I HAVE SHOWN. NOT SURE WHERE TO PLACE THE STYLE ON TIM'S EXAMPLE.
HORNBILL SKULLS ARE SOMETIMES...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd May 2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 679
Posted By VANDOO
Smile THE SPECIAL SIGNIFICENE OF SKULLS TO PRIMATIVE...

THE SPECIAL SIGNIFICENE OF SKULLS TO PRIMATIVE PEOPLES GOES BACK WAY BEFORE HISTORY. THEY HAVE BEEN REVERED AS SACRED OBJECTS OR TOTUMS OR AS HUNTING TROPHIES SHOWING THE STRENGTH OF THE HUNTER OR...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up A NICE LOOKING KRIS THE COMBINATION OF SILVER,...

A NICE LOOKING KRIS THE COMBINATION OF SILVER, IVORY AND HORN IS ESPECIALLY ASCETICALY PLEASING TO THE EYE. NICE WORK ON THE BLADE PERHAPS THE BLADE AND HANDLE ARE NOT OF THE SAME AGE WITH THE BLADE...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By VANDOO
THIS LOOKS LIKE A POLE FOR THE REGIMENTAL BANNERS...

THIS LOOKS LIKE A POLE FOR THE REGIMENTAL BANNERS MORE THAN A SPEAR FOR BATTLE. IT COULD GIVE SOMEONE A GOOD POKE BUT IT APPEARS MORE FOR CEREMONIAL USE TO ME.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th May 2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,493
Posted By VANDOO
Thumbs up I HAVE ALWAYS LIKED THESE LARGE HEAVY EXAMPLES...

I HAVE ALWAYS LIKED THESE LARGE HEAVY EXAMPLES THEY KIND REMIND ME OF THE DAYAK VERSION OF THE MORO PANABAS AND MAY HAVE SERVED THE SAME PURPOSES. CONGRADULATIONS ON A TOP QUALITY EXAMPLE OF THE...
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