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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 09:14 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes Ariel is right, that was Tirri's theory - and...

Yes Ariel is right, that was Tirri's theory - and so far we dont know if it is correct.


Kubur, the thing about the handle was not from me, but from Krochew #52.


Anyway, missing disc or not, lets...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Silver John, thank you very much for...

Silver John, thank you very much for posting:-).


Is the hilt silver plated - or was it?
Its interesting to think of, how much this hilt have been used to be worn like it is. A grip of the size of 7...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes, Marius could be right, that the shield may...

Yes, Marius could be right, that the shield may be of wootz.
What are the 'nails' at the edge of the shield?
Is the decoration inlay or koftgari?

I have a katar, Rajput North India 18th century,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 09:35 PM
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
When it comes to Indian armes - I am wonderig....

The last thread I made, was posted by about 9 people, but the on lookingers were more than 1500.
This makes me think, that there must be a lot of people interested in Indian arms - but you dont post...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th November 2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Its a very nice bazuband. I have often wondered...

Its a very nice bazuband.
I have often wondered how they, with the primitive tools they had, were able to make these steel cuttings.


For those of you who like riddles. Have a look at the pata I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
What I had in mind when I started the link was...

What I had in mind when I started the link was more like this.
There are a lot of peacocks, but to find them, you either need my catalogue, or to look after what peacocks looked like in the late 16th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I dont think you are far from the correct date,...

I dont think you are far from the correct date, as from the pictures I have seen so far, my guess would have been the same. It seems to be a very nice, but locally made katar, so now I hope for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th November 2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes better pictures would be nice. How big is the...

Yes better pictures would be nice.
How big is the katar?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Quote - I think now that we have figured out the...

Quote - I think now that we have figured out the "unique sword", we can return to the main topic of discussion. - end of quote.


Sorry Mahratt, but I think you losst the overview, as the main topic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th October 2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Like you write soldering cant have been a very...

Like you write soldering cant have been a very good solution, so some other method must have been used.


Kronckew, you have a nice south Indian katar, and maybe the south Indians, now and again,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kubur, I know what you mean and agree with you,...

Kubur, I know what you mean and agree with you, but I also seem to remember that Robert Elgood - somewhere - mentions that a katar had a blade solded to the hilt. However, a katar with a solded...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th October 2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes Ariel, the hilt base and the blade is one...

Yes Ariel, the hilt base and the blade is one piece of steel, so the whole katar was made in one piece.
These steel cut pieces are fantastic, and when you think of the tools they had at the time it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th October 2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,666
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Cut steel decorations on Indian arms

It s seldom writers comment on the decoration of the Indian weapons, but Hermann Goetz did in his book The Art and Architecture of Bikaner State, p. 125, 1950.
Cut steel decoration was far more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th October 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,929
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The discussion has been quite interesting, but...

The discussion has been quite interesting, but did any of you notice the difference of the hilt bases of the katars shown in the first picture and in pictures like no 11 and 16?
The 'V' type of base...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st October 2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 12
Sticky: Importing ivory
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Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Have a look at this...

Have a look at this http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=25155link and read all the posts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th October 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
It is an interresting link Ibrahiim, but...

It is an interresting link Ibrahiim, but unfortunately the markings of the Indian weapons seem to be far more complicated than this.
I am researching it on and off, but I still have a long way to go,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th October 2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Although there, in the last years, have been...

Although there, in the last years, have been published a number of books on Indian arms, we still know very little about the trade/production and decoration/re-decoration.
Some is known, but a lot...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th October 2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Jim for clarying the quote:-). Norman,...

Thank you Jim for clarying the quote:-).
Norman, you are welcome:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Long ago I read somewhere, that in north west...

Long ago I read somewhere, that in north west India no contract or deal was signed without the drawing of a katar. To this comes, should should anyone not keep to the deal, he should comit suiside -...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Norman, have a look at the form of the attached....

Norman, have a look at the form of the attached. On the back of the blade there is an inscription refering to Amir Kamar who ruled in Sind from 1811 to 1828 AD.


Is the makers mark a katar? If yes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th October 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,799
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you for the explanation Vilhelmsson. It all...

Thank you for the explanation Vilhelmsson.
It all sounds very complicated, and I do see the problem.
I guess I was lucky to get a certificate, when my dagger from the Wagner collection was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,799
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Vilhelmsson, I find your link interesting, but...

Vilhelmsson, I find your link interesting, but not very helpful, as what the members need is, a way to find the experts who can descripe the weapon/whatever so that the CITES people can/will accept...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th October 2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,799
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Richard, thank you for the link - it is chocking,...

Richard, thank you for the link - it is chocking, and it is a chock any collector will not forget easily.
I dont understand how an auctionhouse can send daggers like this, to another country whitout...
Forum: European Armoury 14th October 2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,729
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes Fernando, but what about the crown, and is...

Yes Fernando, but what about the crown, and is this blade not a bit early for this kind of sword?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th October 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,799
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Philip, what you write about the Richard Wagner...

Philip, what you write about the Richard Wagner Jr. collection is very interesting. I have a khanjarli with ivory hilt from the collection, and I have often been wondering why some daggers with ivory...
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