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Forum: European Armoury 1st May 2022, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I noticed this sword at auction. The thing that...

I noticed this sword at auction. The thing that kept me off was the modern bolt attached to the pommel which seems to be a clue of more recent manufacture (a copy) and so did the velvet inside the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st May 2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By Peter Andeweg
This is an Indonesian 'Golok' from Sundang...

This is an Indonesian 'Golok' from Sundang (West-Java). dating from the first half of the 20th century.
Forum: European Armoury 2nd March 2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,206
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Here is a tobacco jar made in Delft, 18th...

Here is a tobacco jar made in Delft, 18th century, with decoration inspired from the colonies, note the 'Indian' , original inhabitant of the Americas, and the VOC monogram on the right of the jar....
Forum: European Armoury 1st March 2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,206
Posted By Peter Andeweg
A very interesting piece. I was thinking of Spain...

A very interesting piece. I was thinking of Spain with the typical Miquelet lock. The decoration reminds me of the Spanish colonies, such as native inhabitants from the Americas.
Similar figures can...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th February 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,261
Posted By Peter Andeweg
This example seems Vietnamese, 19th century. The...

This example seems Vietnamese, 19th century. The fittings are typical for the Northern regions. While the blade could be Southern Chinese made.
Forum: Swap Forum 18th February 2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 924
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Sale

Dear members,

The major part of the inventory is now lowered in price, feel free to have a look around and never hesitate to get in touch!

www.antiquesbythesea.com

Best regards!
Forum: Swap Forum 31st January 2022, 10:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 913
Posted By Peter Andeweg
A Kemoera Blunderbuss

Dear members,
I listed a Kemoera Blunderbuss. For those who are interested, many items are posted before in an email campaign, those who are interested can easily subscribe.

Visit:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th January 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Thank you, I was going to send you the same...

Thank you, I was going to send you the same link.:)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd January 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Thank you all for your input!

Thank you all for your input!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Thank you for your comments gentlemen, I was...

Thank you for your comments gentlemen, I was leaning towards Gobang Bandung, but this piece is not really a textbook example.
I did a light etch on the blade to reveal the pamoresque pattern.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,634
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Luzon or Bandung?

Dear members, a while ago I acquired an unusual sword which was attributed to the Philippines, but it had me puzzled until today. The general outlines are often seen on the West Javanese 'Gobang...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th January 2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,084
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Newly listed: Ainu and India

Dear members,

A selection of newly listed items is added to the website.
Including a very rare Ainu 'Makiri' knife and a South Indian katar and a wootz blades Talwar.

Visit:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,324
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting piece! I would lean toward a...

Interesting piece!

I would lean toward a 'refurbished' Chinese Jian in a Banjarmasin/Kalimantan dress. The Chinese were represented in large numbers due to trade in Southern Borneo. The bright red...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th December 2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,660
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Merry Christmas to you too! Peter, The...

Merry Christmas to you too!

Peter, The Netherlands
Forum: Swap Forum 5th December 2021, 09:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,343
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Beladau, Gobang and some others reduced

Dear members, for those who are interested, some new arrivals have been listed to the catalogue.

Among them a Beladau dagger, a Sundanese Gobang, A Sumatran pedang, A Sikin Panjang with golden...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 29,795
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice example Micheal, The Tjikeroeh swords...

Nice example Micheal,

The Tjikeroeh swords were made around 1870-1920 and were often made for KNIL soldiers as private purchase. These are in fact the first mass produced swords/knives from West...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2021, 08:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,076
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Agreed with all mentioned above, a nice blade but...

Agreed with all mentioned above, a nice blade but too deeply corroded to have it polished, the same for the guard. I think that some handy fellow had made this new hilt, but it sure does not add any...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,730
Posted By Peter Andeweg
It could be Matsya, a reincarnation of the...

It could be Matsya, a reincarnation of the goddess Vishnu who saved the world from flood. I would date it early to mid 18th century. Nice piece!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th October 2021, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,066
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Wonderful example Charles, well done!

Wonderful example Charles, well done!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2021, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,616
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Hello John, These are indeed 'Kiakavo'...

Hello John,

These are indeed 'Kiakavo' clubs from Fiji, among some collectors known as gunstock clubs. They are made from 'Casuarina equisetifolia' which is forcibly bounded to the ground to have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th July 2021, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Very interesting cannon, beautifully casted. The...

Very interesting cannon, beautifully casted. The inscriptions are both in Manchu (left) as traditional Chinese (right).
Thanks for sharing Gustav!

I wonder if there is any possibility to have a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd June 2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 12,886
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I agree with the mentioned above, many...

I agree with the mentioned above, many characteristics compared to the Korean swords I have seen. Its a nice one, some are rather crudely made even by governmental manufacturers.

Here is an...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,473
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice piece, based on these photos it seems 17th...

Nice piece, based on these photos it seems 17th to 18th century. It is actually a spear butt. The lance head which had once been part of this would have looked the same in execution, but with a wider...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,284
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice Badek, The angle of the hilt indicates...

Nice Badek,
The angle of the hilt indicates Javanese style, but the knob on the end of the scabbard and style of decoration points me to Sumatra more then Java. Some of these are attributed to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2021, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,901
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice piece, its called fork (叉) but mostly...

Nice piece, its called fork (叉) but mostly referred to as 'Tiger fork' (虎叉). The fork is considered one of the eighteen weapons of Wushu. Mostly worn by villagers in groups to protect against tiger...
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