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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 01:50 PM
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Posted By Gustav
Kris - Sulu, Maguindanao, or...?

Gentlemen,

for your consideration a kris, blade 58,3 cm, 21 Luk.
Is it a Sulu or perhaps a Maguindanao kris? Your age estimations?

There are remnants of green colour on handle bindings. The pommel...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,437
Posted By Gustav
1908 happened the Puputan in Klungkung, the last...

1908 happened the Puputan in Klungkung, the last independent Balinese kingdom. After that many things changed, and some of these things subsequently had influence on Keris dress.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,437
Posted By Gustav
Now - of course, there are a plenty of them....

Now - of course, there are a plenty of them.

What interests me is Bali before 1908.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,437
Posted By Gustav
Jasper J.E., who started to gather his...

Jasper J.E., who started to gather his information at the very beginning of 1900'ties and published his book with Mas Pirngadie in 1930, states, that Kocet-Kocetan hilt was called Kusia in...
Forum: Swap Forum 13th September 2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you!

Sold, thank you!
Forum: Swap Forum 13th September 2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Gustav
Seated on the left a Teuku Kali Malikon Ade.

Seated on the left a Teuku Kali Malikon Ade.
Forum: Swap Forum 13th September 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By Gustav
Sikin Panjang

For sale a very fine Sikin Panjang from Aceh, North Sumatra, second half of 19.cent.

Overall length: 69,5 cm
Blade length: 53 cm
Blade width at the forte: 3,7 cm
at the tip: 4...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By Gustav
A couple of older images, surely they all are...

A couple of older images, surely they all are already posted somewhere in the forum...

Picture with three guys - Kachin, Felice Beato, around 1880.
Picture with two guys - Shan, collection Fritz...
Forum: Swap Forum 5th September 2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you.

Sold, thank you.
Forum: Swap Forum 5th September 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By Gustav
Ngombe sword

For sale a Ngombe sword form Congo, according to information gathered in this forum it is an earlier one, around 1920.

Asking eur 120 + shipment.

Please PM or e-mail me at...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th August 2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,507
Posted By Gustav
Yes Alan, I also thought about it. There are...

Yes Alan, I also thought about it.

There are even more tripartite elements - the central blade appears to be triangular (we see it clearly on Michael's Trisula), it has three swellings.

Of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,507
Posted By Gustav
In case this Trisula is not a later forgery, it...

In case this Trisula is not a later forgery, it could be quite a lot older then Michael's one (and has some substantial differences). It looks like an excavated object.

This might be a hint that the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,507
Posted By Gustav
...

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-cbd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

The New York Public Library, Digital Collections

Java: Antiquities. Origin unknown. Hindu and Buddhist subjects:...
Forum: Swap Forum 9th August 2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gustav
Bump - offers accepted.

Bump - offers accepted.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 1st August 2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you.

Sold, thank you.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 20th July 2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By Gustav
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 19th July 2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 965
Posted By Gustav
Keris Malela for sale

Have to let some Keris go, and will start with a Keris Malela from Northern Malay peninsula, Terengganu or Kelantan.

Overall length 46,5 cm, blade 37,5. Blade appears to be heat threated (sepuh) for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,100
Posted By Gustav
If I may suggest, just search for...

If I may suggest, just search for "chenangkas" and go to the thread "Piso Podang Batak or Borneo?" from 2011 please.
Forum: Swap Forum 1st June 2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,258
Posted By Gustav
Qajar (?) bifurcated finial

For sale a Qajar (?) finial, total length about 45 cm.
Wood remnants still inside the socket.

Asking EUR 100 + shipment.

If interested, please PM or e-mail me at gustavfriedrich@hotmail.com

Thank...
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,292
Posted By Gustav
The problem with this coat of arms is that the...

The problem with this coat of arms is that the gate is closed. Otherwise it could also be Bratislawa/Pressburg.

It could be a parade sword of an official marching band, because of the lyre depicted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,478
Posted By Gustav
Hello CharlesS, a beautiful...

Hello CharlesS,

a beautiful patisthanaya.

Regarding the holes - see one example sold by Peter Dekker,
Also an interesting article about Sinhalese lacquer...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th September 2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,123
Posted By Gustav
It is not a confusion in respect of language, as...

It is not a confusion in respect of language, as this odd sentence stays without sense no matter how you turn it. I have done my utmost in explaining why it has no sense and I obviously have failed.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th September 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,123
Posted By Gustav
Alan, the reason why I was enquiring about this...

Alan, the reason why I was enquiring about this excerpt:

when you write about things concerning Majapahit, you usually choose an academic approach, quoting academic writers, dictionaries etc. That...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th September 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,123
Posted By Gustav
Alan, thank you once more - actually I understand...

Alan, thank you once more - actually I understand quite well all you have written in your last posts - I would say, it's the basic knowledge for somebody, who is really interested in Wayang.

Once...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th September 2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,123
Posted By Gustav
Alan, the comical/serious Panakawans,...

Alan, the comical/serious Panakawans, non-Panakawans and humanoids carved in lung-lungan style aside -

if you are serious about your sentence about replacing a puppet construction style, a MATERIAL...
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