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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kubur
Well dealers have to sell so they are always...

Well dealers have to sell so they are always optimistics...
19th c is reasonnable, look at this one in the British museums
Acquired by King Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, during his tour of India...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kubur
Can we see the transversal bars pleeease?

Can we see the transversal bars pleeease?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 380
Posted By Kubur
Hi This is not a caduceus but a rope. It was...

Hi
This is not a caduceus but a rope.
It was stamped twice.
I saw this sign a the back of Chinese ceramics for the East India company but i dont remember where...
To me it's a good sign of age......
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By Kubur
The head is similar to kota or bakota ancestor...

The head is similar to kota or bakota ancestor figure from Gabon.

I have no idea if these figures were connected to spears or not.
Your case is very similar to the one discussed with the Indian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kubur
Hi Ariel If the two pieces are late 18th or early...

Hi Ariel
If the two pieces are late 18th or early 19th (for the hilt).
It's true that we don't know when they were connected together.
However - and it's just my opinion - (not supported by facts):
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kubur
I agree with Mahrat and Marius, it's a spear. I...

I agree with Mahrat and Marius, it's a spear.
I agree with Ariel made with two old parts.
I agree with Mahrat probably done during the early to mid 20th c for connoisseurs tourists.
It's very...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Kubur
Thank you Detlef I found it Chinese Highbinder...

Thank you Detlef

I found it

Chinese Highbinder weapons collected by H. H. North, U. S. Commission of Immigration, forwarded to Bureau of Immigration, Washington D. C., about 1900. Note the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Kubur
We are talking about post# 8 Sir! And yes i...

We are talking about post# 8 Sir!

And yes i posted a naga knife

;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Kubur
Hi Where did you find this picture? Are they...

Hi
Where did you find this picture?
Are they really Chinese knives?
thanks
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Kubur
found on the web, looks a bit similar...

found on the web, looks a bit similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kubur
I have the little sister And here is what i...

I have the little sister
And here is what i think... (who wants to be a millionaire)
All these katars had originaly 3 rivets but as you said the blade was not securely fitted. So the owners have to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st November 2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Kubur
Your kora is so beautiful that i put mine to the...

Your kora is so beautiful that i put mine to the bin!
:(
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th October 2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,281
Posted By Kubur
What an amazing knife Ariel! So Persian What...

What an amazing knife Ariel!
So Persian
What about the blade is it a katar??
Do you know other examples like this or it is an anomaly?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Kubur
I dont know if you have seen this lovely...

I dont know if you have seen this lovely belt....
:)
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=21455&highlight=afghan+belt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,759
Posted By Kubur
Look at the scabbard of the guy in Samarkand...

Look at the scabbard of the guy in Samarkand...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kubur
The Egyptians built the pyramids with Bronze...

The Egyptians built the pyramids with Bronze tools...

If i'm not mistaken only the Southern Tanjore type katars are made of two pieces: a sword blade with 3 rivets to connect with the hilt?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Kubur
The blade is amazing but you have to show us...

The blade is amazing but you have to show us photos of the whole sword and photos of the hilt!
:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By Kubur
Hi Mahratt, I think you should tell us more...

Hi Mahratt,

I think you should tell us more about the stamp: is it from Mazar i-Sharif or from Bukhara?
Thanks

Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Kubur
What I hate with ebay, is that usually it's...

What I hate with ebay, is that usually it's forbidden or prohibited to sell edged weapons but you will see thousand of daggers and swords for sale. It's just such an hypocrisy.
And I'm not talking...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By Kubur
A hexagram on the obverse of Moroccan 4 falus...

A hexagram on the obverse of Moroccan 4 falus coin, dated AH 1290 (AD 1873/4).
The seal of Solomon is very common in Morocco.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 558
Posted By Kubur
Moroccan + Salé = pirates again right, but these...

Moroccan + Salé = pirates
again right, but these powder flasks were used all over North Africa...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd October 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By Kubur
Actually Ibrahiim you are not so wrong. Most of...

Actually Ibrahiim you are not so wrong.

Most of the Moroccan powder flasks have been inspired by European models : Dutch and English.

I don't know if the one that you posted is German, it might be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd October 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,537
Posted By Kubur
I think you are right Stu, it has to be...

I think you are right Stu, it has to be Moroccan
let's say 80% chances... Still i can see some Algerian Ottoman influences 20%...
Please see the one attached labelled Moroccan powder flask 20th c
For...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd October 2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 766
Posted By Kubur
i don't like to be negative with any forum...

i don't like to be negative with any forum member.
But here there is no discussion, the hilt is a touristic late stuff.
With the ears nailed and the trump in the air!
With the camel bone i would be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th October 2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 614
Posted By Kubur
Ciao your sword is absolutely fine. all good,...

Ciao
your sword is absolutely fine.
all good, nothing wrong with the sword or the scabbard
but not very old, 1900 +-20 years
velvet, snake skin or lacquer (turtle scales type) are common
:)
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