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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 08:53 PM
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Posted By A. G. Maisey
You are welcome, Anthony.

You are welcome, Anthony.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 12:35 PM
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Views: 219
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Anthony, I do not know how you envisage the tail,...

Anthony, I do not know how you envisage the tail, but if it requires more metal, that metal can be added with a little bit of electric weld, and the weld line can be covered with the gold. If this is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By A. G. Maisey
All education costs Anthony. It mostly costs...

All education costs Anthony. It mostly costs money, and that is not so bad, because money can always be replaced, when the education costs honour or reputation, that is much worse than just costing a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 03:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Classifiable as Surakarta style, so,...

Classifiable as Surakarta style, so, "Kemardikan Surakarta".
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 219
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Actually Seerp, both stylistically and in terms...

Actually Seerp, both stylistically and in terms of motif, everything in this keris is well established, nothing new here, except of course the entire concept, which is a beautiful piece of extremely...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th September 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By A. G. Maisey
It looks to me as if it has been made from a...

It looks to me as if it has been made from a keris or tombak blade, not necessarily a mark against it, it could well have been a pusaka that the original owner wanted as a part of his court...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th September 2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 501
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Candi Prambanan dates from 9th-10th century,...

Candi Prambanan dates from 9th-10th century, Candi Sukuh dates from the 15th century, Candi Panataran (or Penataran) dates from the 14th century.

Jens, if I may, I suggest a reading of George Coedes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th September 2018, 09:20 PM
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Views: 501
Posted By A. G. Maisey
The links below are to pages in my own site, the...

The links below are to pages in my own site, the carvings shown are at three Javanese "temple" sites, Candi Panataran, Candi Prambanan, and Candi Sukuh. These three sites are considered to be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 586
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Superb skill.

Superb skill.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd September 2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By A. G. Maisey
East Jawa/Madura mendak can look like Central...

East Jawa/Madura mendak can look like Central Jawa mendak.

Central Jawa mendak can look like East Jawa/Madura mendak.

Solo mendak can look like Jogja mendak and vice versa.

Pesisiran mendak can...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th August 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By A. G. Maisey
David, Bejo asked this question:- "Is it...

David, Bejo asked this question:-

"Is it Majapahit keris or maybe in the same era?"

This indicates to me that Bejo is thinking in the way that most keris conscious people think about keris tangguh...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th August 2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 437
Posted By A. G. Maisey
This keris cannot be classified as Mojopahit.

This keris cannot be classified as Mojopahit.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd August 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Ariel, I choose to believe that you have moved...

Ariel, I choose to believe that you have moved your discussion in this present direction because of the socio-cultural influences that you yourself have been subjected to. The message that I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd August 2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By A. G. Maisey
I agree with your comment on journalists Ariel....

I agree with your comment on journalists Ariel. As a group they tend to serve the interests of the leaders of the society in which they work. There is a book by a gentleman by the name of Andre...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th August 2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Ariel, I did not refer to "academic...

Ariel, I did not refer to "academic thinking", I referred to "academic function".

Pause a moment and you will realise that there is a gulf between these two concepts. Insofar as "academic function"...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th August 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 690
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Culture & Perception

I just stumbled across this:-

http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-08-17/culture-may-affect-the-way-your-brain-processes-everything/10120068?section=science

I am guessing, but I imagine a very...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th August 2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By A. G. Maisey
In respect of Empu Saras/Sarah. There seems to...

In respect of Empu Saras/Sarah.

There seems to be no mention of this person in the accepted documentation of the line of descent of Javanese empus to the time of Kartosuro.

This documentation is:-...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th August 2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Yes green, Malay is recognised as being a simple...

Yes green, Malay is recognised as being a simple language, but in my experience, that simplicity only extends to the basic "Pasar Malay", or in my case "Pasar Indonesian". I learnt Indonesian as an...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th August 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By A. G. Maisey
This comment is only relevant to the word...

This comment is only relevant to the word "warang" or "warangan".

The word appears in Wilkinson, compiled prior to 1900, it was a word in common usage in Malay at that time, but Wilkinson gives...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 14th August 2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 761
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Thank you for posting this David. I have...

Thank you for posting this David.

I have watched it all, there is nothing offensive in it if we accept the generally accepted idea of what could be offensive, but there are some rather irritating...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th August 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Blade style and dress style definitely pre-date...

Blade style and dress style definitely pre-date WWII.

Other than that , it becomes guess work.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th August 2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Javanese numbers 101

Javanese numbers 101
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd August 2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By A. G. Maisey
I am in complete agreement with David.

I am in complete agreement with David.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd August 2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By A. G. Maisey
Why should a discussion group that relates to...

Why should a discussion group that relates to current manufacture of ethnographic weaponry be restricted to forging?

When we forge, we only create a forging that the finished blade will emerge from,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st August 2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,428
Posted By A. G. Maisey
I agree with you David, that it is nearly always...

I agree with you David, that it is nearly always a very good idea to try to fix the precise meaning of any word before relying on that word to carry a message that is intended to be clearly...
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