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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 23rd July 2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By asomotif
Yes David, they look Ifugao-ish. I found this...

Yes David, they look Ifugao-ish.

I found this quote on the web.
Google pictures will provide a lot of recent examples if you search for "ifugao headdress". I enclose one of them :-)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th July 2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By asomotif
Is somone going to mention the "spray...

Is somone going to mention the "spray paint"patina ?

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,971
Posted By asomotif
Nice, looks a lot like the one in post #10 ;)

Nice, looks a lot like the one in post #10 ;)
Forum: Swap Forum 16th June 2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By asomotif
bump

bump + open for a serious offer
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By asomotif
wow... Beautiful in such an elegant shape !

wow... Beautiful in such an elegant shape !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th June 2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By asomotif
Nice hilts on the kukri's. I made a new picture...

Nice hilts on the kukri's.

I made a new picture adding my peurawot which has also a green hilt :)
Sad enough that is all I have with green horn.

Would like to add a keris hilt maybe one day...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By asomotif
GREEN HORN HILT / RENTJONG

New in my collection. A rentjong with a green horn hilt.

Are there other forumites with similar green horn hilted weapons ?
(rentjong or others)

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By asomotif
I just found this picture that I took last year...

I just found this picture that I took last year in Firenze / Florence Italy.
(How could I forget this :p )
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th June 2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,586
Posted By asomotif
picture taken last week at the Gemeente Museum...

picture taken last week at the Gemeente Museum Den Haag.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 557
Posted By asomotif
Hello Jennye, One type is very recognisable as a...

Hello Jennye,

One type is very recognisable as a solomon islands spear.
Good chance that the others are from that region as well.
Can't help you very much with the age.
Did your father travel ? did...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th June 2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,270
Posted By asomotif
NEW BOOK !!!

I just learned that a book has been published about the museum collection :

quote...

240 pp.; c.220 colour illus., map, biblio.. Leiden, 2014. Cloth.

Museum Nusantara in Delft was a small-scale,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd June 2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,971
Posted By asomotif
Happily gathering pictures I remembered this...

Happily gathering pictures I remembered this variation.
I am not sure where it was taken, the website says "Tropenmuseum" (Amsterdam)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,971
Posted By asomotif
I would rather have had it in my hands to...

I would rather have had it in my hands to determine the material :D ;)
But it indeed looks like polished akar bahar.
Here is an enlargement of the previou picture :
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st May 2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,971
Posted By asomotif
Yes, it looks indeed like akar bahar in a very...

Yes, it looks indeed like akar bahar in a very smooth finish.
Here a enlargement of the previous picture.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th May 2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,971
Posted By asomotif
Today I found a variation of the rentjong hilt...

Today I found a variation of the rentjong hilt that I did not see before.
At the Gemeente Museum Den Haag.
(The Museum where President Obama went to see Mondriaan's "Victory Boogie Woogie" ;) )

I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,081
Posted By asomotif
Hello Maurice, You're making the best of your...

Hello Maurice,

You're making the best of your holidays !

Thank you for sharing these pictures.
Interesting to see a blade with "M" Middelburg marking.

The javanese style pedang with silver...
Forum: Swap Forum 21st April 2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By asomotif
PRICE REDUCED : USD 150 INCLUDED WWIDE SHIPPING

PRICE REDUCED : USD 150 INCLUDED WWIDE SHIPPING
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By asomotif
Welcome Medar. What a wonderfull sword and what...

Welcome Medar.

What a wonderfull sword and what a perfect timing with the other thread about VOC blades.

The blade looks good and genuine to me.
The whole ensemble with fittings and scabbard also...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By asomotif
Here a picture of some of my dart quivers, and...

Here a picture of some of my dart quivers, and the smaller bamboo containers that could have been used for tobacco or betel nut.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th April 2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 617
Posted By asomotif
Here is a thread that discusses a very similar...

Here is a thread that discusses a very similar style mandau :
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?p=136821
Forum: Swap Forum 4th April 2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By asomotif
BUMP

BUMP
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By asomotif
Fierce looking man. You probably didn't wanna...

Fierce looking man. You probably didn't wanna mess with him.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 503
Posted By asomotif
Looks good and genuine Detlef ! Not a kind of...

Looks good and genuine Detlef !

Not a kind of miniature balato, but really a small nias knife. rare !
Forum: Swap Forum 30th March 2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 758
Posted By asomotif
TOMBAK WITH POLYCHROME SCABBARD

Indonesian tombak with beautifull wooden polychrome scabbard / 100% fit

See the pictures / mail me or pm me for questions / details.

Price : Usd 150 + shipping
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By asomotif
Hello Danny, My example is 1.70 m. But it looks...

Hello Danny,

My example is 1.70 m. But it looks like it has been slightly longer in the past.
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