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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th January 2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,839
Posted By Gonzoadler
I found this nice old thread, maybe some of you...

I found this nice old thread, maybe some of you have further pictures to continue.

The Bismarck-monument in Hamburg:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 810
Posted By Gonzoadler
Great Shamshir. That is a rich present to...

Great Shamshir.
That is a rich present to yourself, ariel.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By Gonzoadler
Thanks for your comments. The ottoman part of the...

Thanks for your comments.
The ottoman part of the Balkan sounds plausible, for example greek daggers have sometimes similar decoration elements.

Happy new year.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Gonzoadler
Concerning the piece from Oriental Arms: I would...

Concerning the piece from Oriental Arms: I would not say it's just wood and these small dots, resulting from cutted tubes, are of course not the only indicator but a very good one. Normally you can...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Gonzoadler
The repaired part of the hilt could be wood. The...

The repaired part of the hilt could be wood.
The rest is horn, but probably no rhino horn.
In this thread you can see the structure of rhino horn very well, especially in post...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By Gonzoadler
A very nice blade, but actually I don't see rhino...

A very nice blade, but actually I don't see rhino horn.
The structure of the material seems to be wrong.

Regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd December 2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,250
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello. Sounds really plausible what you write...

Hello.
Sounds really plausible what you write here.
If the person who made the Koftgari was a Turk it would be strange, that he was'nt able to read arabic letters. A greek artisan is more likely....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st December 2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Gonzoadler
Thank you David for your detailed answer, I read...

Thank you David for your detailed answer, I read it with much interest.
Now I know a lot more about my Keris.
Actually the jewelers are closed in Germany. But I will bring my Keris to one in the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Gonzoadler
Yes, everything is new and the blades are made of...

Yes, everything is new and the blades are made of mechanical damascus, often rose damascus.
Decorative but not really collectable.
Best
Robin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2020, 10:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 963
Posted By Gonzoadler
Also the Mars sends a Christmas greeting.

Also the Mars sends a Christmas greeting.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st December 2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, seems to be a typical recent reproduction...

Hello,
seems to be a typical recent reproduction from India.
Regards
Forum: European Armoury 20th December 2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Gonzoadler
Von morgen an werden die Tage heller...

Von morgen an werden die Tage heller werden.
Frohes Julfest!

From tomorrow the days will become brighter.
Merry Yuletide!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th December 2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Gonzoadler
First, thanks for all your comments, they are...

First, thanks for all your comments, they are very interesting and instructive.

Because of the Ganja:
I added pictures of both sides. I don't think that it is carved and I can't see any remaining...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Gonzoadler
That's it. I look forward to answers :)

That's it. I look forward to answers :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Gonzoadler
The blade:

The blade:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Gonzoadler
The scabbard:

The scabbard:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Gonzoadler
The hilt:

The hilt:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 591
Posted By Gonzoadler
Keris Palembang

Hello,

I want to show my Keris Palembang and I have also some questions:

Often the parts of a Keris are from different times. In the case of my dagger I would think so, too. I suspect the ivory...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th December 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,250
Posted By Gonzoadler
Yes, many thanks Kwiatek. And better a...

Yes, many thanks Kwiatek.
And better a nonsense-inscription than "made in china" ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By Gonzoadler
Thanks for your nice comments, the other pieces...

Thanks for your nice comments, the other pieces shown here are also very handsome.



I will open a thread in the right forum tomorrow, maybe with additional photos.
I wouldn't like to board this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2020, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 841
Posted By Gonzoadler
I have only one in my collection, so the decision...

I have only one in my collection, so the decision was not really hard :D

A Keris Palembang with a fine carved ivory hilt and a very nice blade.
Merry christmas in advance,
Robin
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2020, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By Gonzoadler
Thank you for this interesting detail, I didn't...

Thank you for this interesting detail, I didn't knew that.
It is really unlikely that my knife was used as working tool, the condition is too good and the hilt is fragile.
Regards


Edit: I think...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By Gonzoadler
Maybe they had enough elephants? :D

Maybe they had enough elephants? :D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th December 2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, I agree with ivory as material of the...

Hello,

I agree with ivory as material of the hilts and would put both in the 19th century. But maybe here are better experts for this knives. Of course I can only speculate if they have a similar...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th December 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,986
Posted By Gonzoadler
Hello, @David: Philips answer is the only answer...

Hello,

@David: Philips answer is the only answer which gives a note that this daggers were made later which isnīt based on speculation. Because of his experience that seems to be possible, of...
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