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Forum: European Armoury 29th June 2019, 12:05 PM
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Posted By centurion
Another similar cannon is in Istana (Royal...

Another similar cannon is in Istana (Royal Palace) Panembahan Matan in Muliakerta, West Borneo, Indonesia.


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Forum: European Armoury 29th June 2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,061
Posted By centurion
Fascinating peace!

Your cannon looks like Javanese-pre Islamic cetbang cannon from the late Majapahit period (that ended in 1527). Javanese were making cannons from 14 century after as they have mastered...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By centurion
Similar pieces from the Batak museum in Lake Toba...

Similar pieces from the Batak museum in Lake Toba and from Sotheby`s auction.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By centurion
The fittings on the scabbard are from brass, not...

The fittings on the scabbard are from brass, not bronze. The scabbard itself is wooden. The whole sword with scabbard is 1,1 kg and without scabbard 700gr.
The blade is 57cm, the sword without...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By centurion
The fittings and hilt are actually brass, they...

The fittings and hilt are actually brass, they are just with a lot of patina.

Patterns of the fittings decorations are very similar to Batak smoking pipes that were in use end of 19c-beginning of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By centurion
Additional details with better photos

Additional details with better photos
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By centurion
Piso Podang Batak Toba

I was looking for a piso podang for some time.

I acquired this one a couple of days ago, it is a Batak Toba piso podang, according to the figure with the hat.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
Unfortunately, catalog in Tropenmuseum has only...

Unfortunately, catalog in Tropenmuseum has only one photo per item, so we cannot see the other side, and half of the mandaus are depicted with blades in the scabbards, and we cannot see the blades at...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th January 2019, 02:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
This should be Ngaju Kayan. Similar hilt is...

This should be Ngaju Kayan. Similar hilt is mentioned in the Quer Durch Borneo book as from Mahakam area, Long-Glat, located on Kayan river, photo enclosed.

The book is available on Gutenberg...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
Another mandau with fuller from...

Another mandau with fuller from Troppenmuseum:
Culture :*Dayak
Origin:*Southeast Asia: Insular*/*Indonesia*/*Kalimantan
before 1887*
approximately 67.5 x 5cm (26 9/16 x 1 15 / 16in.)*
Object...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
Hilt details

Here are some close-ups of the hilt.

The last photo is a comparison between the blades of Sumba parang, up and mandau, bellow.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
My guess would be pre-1940. I got this from...

My guess would be pre-1940.

I got this from Palankaraya, Central Kalimantan. I saw how the swords after WW2 look like and they are more rough than this one. 19 century ones would be more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
Here are some close-ups of the blade. The blade...

Here are some close-ups of the blade. The blade has modest decorations.

The blade has 2 fullers from each side, which is quite unusual.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 01:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
Here is the backside of the scabbard and close-up...

Here is the backside of the scabbard and close-up of the carvings.
The scabbard is varnished and it has bone decorations. Maybe it the original one, maybe not.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,577
Posted By centurion
Mandau for review

I got this mandau recently. It is a complete set, with pisau raut and scabbard. Scabbard for pisau raut is made from piton skin.

The handle is a horn with 2 Dutch 1/10 guldens, years 1910 and 1920,...
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