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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,531
Posted By Henk
Best is to ship it by post. Don't use the...

Best is to ship it by post. Don't use the description keris. An employee adviced me once to describe it as men's accessories. Never had problems with it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th July 2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,242
Posted By Henk
The close up of the handle says enough. :eek:

The close up of the handle says enough. :eek:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Henk
Hi Tim, To me it looks wood. And it is point and...

Hi Tim,

To me it looks wood. And it is point and socket to me. Do you have another suggestion?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Henk
:shrug:

:shrug:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Henk
Unfortunately not, the lower part under the spear...

Unfortunately not, the lower part under the spear tip is mostly carved open.
Google will give some examples.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th July 2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,968
Posted By Henk
It could be a spear from the Asmat people, New...

It could be a spear from the Asmat people, New Guinea.
That was my first thought.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By Henk
It is a pedang suduk from Jawa, Indonesia. Age? I...

It is a pedang suduk from Jawa, Indonesia.
Age? I think mid 20th century.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th April 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,886
Posted By Henk
Despite the fact that this is a modern keris, its...

Despite the fact that this is a modern keris, its a beauty. Congrats on this one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By Henk
Alan, Thank you for the ki pedang nagaraja. I...

Alan,

Thank you for the ki pedang nagaraja. I do recognize an item in my collection wich couldn't be identified. Now i know what it is.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By Henk
Hello Detlef, Yes, I have seen and handled these...

Hello Detlef,

Yes, I have seen and handled these tiuk pengentas with the belly shaped edge, also called here balinese wedung. Just as this one with the long blade.
I do remember the piece so well...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By Henk
Hello Kai, Here in The Netherlands it is called...

Hello Kai,

Here in The Netherlands it is called by the older collectors a wedung from Bali. Although wedung is as you say Javanese balinese wedung is probably a Dutch classification.
Unfortunately I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,716
Posted By Henk
It is a balinese wedung. I've seen these before...

It is a balinese wedung. I've seen these before with such a long blade.
This how the scabbard looks like.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,266
Posted By Henk
This is also a parang from Borneo. The...

This is also a parang from Borneo.

The descriptions by Ian and Yvain are correct. Village made.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,416
Posted By Henk
It is a parang from Borneo. The description by...

It is a parang from Borneo.

The description by Ian is correct. Village made.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,087
Posted By Henk
Ready for the trash bin. Every euro spent on it...

Ready for the trash bin. Every euro spent on it was one euro too much.
Better spent a little bit more for a decent ukiran.
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By Henk
Google for knurled screw. That explains...

Google for knurled screw. That explains everything.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,812
Posted By Henk
Can you read the writing or rub it? It could give...

Can you read the writing or rub it? It could give a hint in wich direction we have to search.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By Henk
Rob, you're welcome. Very nice example btw.

Rob, you're welcome. Very nice example btw.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By Henk
It is a Penai from the Toraja. South Sulawesi.

It is a Penai from the Toraja. South Sulawesi.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,411
Posted By Henk
I think you bought yourself a very nice katar....

I think you bought yourself a very nice katar. Congrats on this one.
I don't think this is for the tourist market. If you would etch it i wouldn't be surprised it shows wootz.
Lets wait what the more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,764
Posted By Henk
Hello Carlos, Not my field but the lot looks...

Hello Carlos,

Not my field but the lot looks Asian to me.
The spear with recurved blade is not a spear but a pole arm.
My two cents.

Anyway it is a nice lot.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th November 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,095
Posted By Henk
I agree with Alan. I do remember that the...

I agree with Alan. I do remember that the collector who showed me such a keris called it a bent keris and a rarity. He certainly didn't refered to a dapur.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,355
Posted By Henk
I'm afraid this one is rather recent. Made for...

I'm afraid this one is rather recent. Made for those who travel.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,095
Posted By Henk
I've seen one before in the collection of an...

I've seen one before in the collection of an important Dutch collector years ago.
Unfortunately I cann't remember details. Very nice to see another one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,065
Posted By Henk
I'm not very knowledgeable in this field. But i...

I'm not very knowledgeable in this field. But i do know that i like this one.

I would say Spanish or Italian. Just my guess.
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