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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By fireiceviper
sepik mask, need more pictures (from the back and...

sepik mask, need more pictures (from the back and the size) to say if its a good one..
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 11th September 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By fireiceviper
chokwe made for tourists

chokwe made for tourists
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th August 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By fireiceviper
I would say all are made in the 20th century some...

I would say all are made in the 20th century some in the first half others later still.., not because of the inlay those can be found on older items from the Solomons (like you said, just look at the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,585
Posted By fireiceviper
these 2 publications Power and Prestige The Arts...

these 2 publications

Power and Prestige The Arts of Island Melanesia and the Polynesian Outliers by Norman Hurst

the other is an auction catalog:

TRÉSORS D'ART OCÉANIEN - COLLECTION RAINER WERNER...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,585
Posted By fireiceviper
more books

Found it in more books, i believe the one on the right in the picture with 3 clubs is made fore tourists, the other picture with 3 clubs the one in the left looks a lot better.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By fireiceviper
I dunno, Amazonian / Brazil? not sure though......

I dunno, Amazonian / Brazil? not sure though... has it been lacquered?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,585
Posted By fireiceviper
or.... maybe a scepter!

or.... maybe a scepter!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,940
Posted By fireiceviper
Guess what i found :rolleyes:

Guess what i found :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By fireiceviper
camera was acting up a bit.. but i think you can...

camera was acting up a bit.. but i think you can see it... the lighter area is the back of the spear i am holding.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 541
Posted By fireiceviper
looks like the bottom of a naga spear...

looks like the bottom of a naga spear...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,585
Posted By fireiceviper
the book could be wrong... there are historic...

the book could be wrong... there are historic accounts of people selling other items (mostly stirrers i believe) as war clubs. I believe it was Oldman who warned about this in one of his letters...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,546
Posted By fireiceviper
Chiefheadknocker, that is a wonderfull example of...

Chiefheadknocker, that is a wonderfull example of this type of club! good job! exactly how you want them to be!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By fireiceviper
A fine looking club, the square shape is...

A fine looking club, the square shape is something that i have seen before, the handle is unusual and almost looks Melanesian (Vanuatu) (but its not). the sharp square corners can only be done with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By fireiceviper
Both are solomon island clubs, although the black...

Both are solomon island clubs, although the black one is probably from rennel island, also both probably souvenirs
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By fireiceviper
I believe there some species that are a lot more...

I believe there some species that are a lot more similar to your png palmwood, i have some "souvenir" items that have the same kind of wood (not suggesting yours is a souvenir or from the Amazon!!!)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,418
Posted By fireiceviper
could i see some closeup pictures of this club?

could i see some closeup pictures of this club?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 929
Posted By fireiceviper
Nice club, i agree with the others, its because...

Nice club, i agree with the others, its because of age and climate, nothing that can be done, see it as proof of age... ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By fireiceviper
I dont think your club is similar kronckew.......

I dont think your club is similar kronckew....


Pinocchio not sure could be any region but if i had to guess something pacific, perhaps not a club but a tapa beater? or some kind of other food...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2018, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,251
Posted By fireiceviper
Also please don't polish it yourself or bring it...

Also please don't polish it yourself or bring it to a non professional (it will destroy it and make it all but worthless)

And if you are thinking about having it polished... make very very very...
Forum: Swap Forum 2nd August 2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By fireiceviper
Smile 2017 - second edition

Another year another edition, I have updated the book to correct some mistakes and to add in an index for collection numbers.

This Second Edition now includes 3 index for all your (non digital)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2016, 04:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,486
Posted By fireiceviper
HEy! i was watching that! hoping it would go down...

HEy! i was watching that! hoping it would go down a little bit more...

Glad you got it though... not a lot of space left here!,

The club looks quite old! the picture is too unclear for me to...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th November 2016, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By fireiceviper
The promotion period is now over (hope you...

The promotion period is now over (hope you responded on time!), the book will still be for sale on the above listed websites.
Forum: Swap Forum 10th November 2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By fireiceviper
last days for the coupon

The promo coupon offer for members of the forum will end on Sunday, so for anyone who wants to save half (us list price) now is the time..
Forum: Swap Forum 31st October 2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By fireiceviper
Last week for Discount!

Last week for the discount code, trust me it is worth it!
Forum: Swap Forum 20th October 2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,181
Posted By fireiceviper
List prices

List prices

Us $129.95
https://amzn.com/1534963626

Pound £99,95
https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1534963626

Euro €99,95
Germany https://www.amazon.de/dp/1534963626
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