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Forum: Swap Forum 7th November 2018, 10:43 PM
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Posted By asomotif
SOLD

Sold
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd October 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,088
Posted By asomotif
bump

eur 330 shipped wwide
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th October 2018, 10:42 PM
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Views: 1,219
Posted By asomotif
Maybe sperm whale :shrug: some pictures with...

Maybe sperm whale :shrug:

some pictures with the cellphone of the ivory would surely help :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th October 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,345
Posted By asomotif
Just for sharing, a big brother beladau / Borneo...

Just for sharing, a big brother beladau / Borneo dagger that was recently sold :)
Forum: Swap Forum 20th September 2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,953
Posted By asomotif
BUMP

BUMP.
Forum: Swap Forum 31st August 2018, 08:44 PM
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Views: 3,088
Posted By asomotif
bump

EUR 330 SHIPPED WWIDE
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By asomotif
bump

Bumping for some kind assistance on this (IMHO) unusual inscription. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By asomotif
I received the pictures of a fellow...

I received the pictures of a fellow collector,
The entire weapon is a bit odd. the handle is not Original imo.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th August 2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By asomotif
RENCONG SCABBARD - translation request

Inspired by Gustav's splendid sikin, I found that I still have some pictures of a rencong scabbard with inscription.

Hopefully this will be something ledgible.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th August 2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,009
Posted By asomotif
Same for me. splendid piece. As for the widening...

Same for me. splendid piece.

As for the widening blade.
Same as Kai, I would have to study the blade for a long time to get a grip on this unusual widening pattern.
I will be happy to make some...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th July 2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By asomotif
Dear Alan, You are in direct contact with the...

Dear Alan,

You are in direct contact with the culture where these weapons originate.
Which sounds as a pré. But how embedded in todays culture are these weapons ? Are people in Indonesia wearing...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,039
Posted By asomotif
:)

:)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 27th June 2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By asomotif
No need to say sorry. I just googled my way...

No need to say sorry. I just googled my way across the internet assuming that the info found there is correct.

My first guess would have been bambara Tribe. :shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th June 2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 971
Posted By asomotif
Try : igala warrior helmet

Try : igala warrior helmet
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,722
Posted By asomotif
Could be spermwhale tooth ? Best regards, Willem

Could be spermwhale tooth ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd June 2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By asomotif
Here a close up. To me it appears to be painted...

Here a close up.
To me it appears to be painted / printed on top of the fabric.
definately not an ikat / wax technique.

What do you think of the style of the painting ? could it be of any historic...
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd June 2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,088
Posted By asomotif
BUMP

EUR 350 shipped wwide,
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th June 2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By asomotif
It is not batik as I know it. Here is a close up...

It is not batik as I know it.

Here is a close up of the textile.

It looks like some kind of canvas base whihc is light / colourless,
on top of which lays a very fine and fragile layer. maybe silk ?...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th June 2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By asomotif
INDONESIAN TEXTILE/WHAT KIND OF TECHNIQUE ?

I received a old piece of textile as a gift, it looks indonesian in style.

Does anyone know what kind of technique this is ?
It is in a very bad condition.
I am sort of nervous to even unfold it...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th June 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,721
Posted By asomotif
recently sold banjar keris

Just for sharing I would like to add a picture of a superb banjar keris that was recently sold by an antique dealer.

best example I have ever seen.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th June 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By asomotif
Is the blade a "tiger claw"blade ? I...

Is the blade a "tiger claw"blade ? I guess so.

I would not overclean this. the hilt has patina, the brass ferrule has patina, the scabbard has patina.
Having a superb new blade will not add much to...
Forum: Swap Forum 25th May 2018, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,088
Posted By asomotif
bump

bump.…….
Forum: Swap Forum 23rd May 2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,469
Posted By asomotif
sold :) :eek: ;)

sold :) :eek: ;)
Forum: Swap Forum 21st May 2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,469
Posted By asomotif
bump

Time flies…..

Cleaning up the attic I found that the salampasu sword is still in stock and still available. and still in very nice and complete condition.

USD 225 shipped wwide.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By asomotif
Yes, that is it. there is a nice movie on...

Yes, that is it.

there is a nice movie on youtube of one being used for a cutting test.
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