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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Ren Ren
The work is not finished :) It remains to...

The work is not finished :) It remains to decipher the two characters from the square stamp.
Perhaps this will be curious. While translating, I learned that in 1795 Binzhou County received a special...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Ren Ren
谢谢! xičxie! Thank you! :)

谢谢! xičxie! Thank you! :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Ren Ren
It looks like you were right....

It looks like you were right.
大清道光卜 "Da Qing Dao Guang bu" - "The Great Qing Dynasty Emperor Tao Guang granted [this sword]" ("Dao Guang" reign period 1821-1850).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Ren Ren
I was really happy to help you. And I will...

I was really happy to help you. And I will continue to do what is in my power.
The character in the photo below is similar to an imitation of a traditional Chinese seal - a square in which four...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd February 2020, 06:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By Ren Ren
You can see an object with a similar hilt in...

You can see an object with a similar hilt in Особая кладовая/ Treasury of the Russian Ethnographic Museum. Access...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st February 2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By Ren Ren
Chimera - this is when in Brooklyn an Indian...

Chimera - this is when in Brooklyn an Indian blade of the beginning of the 20th century is attached to an Polish hilt of the late 18th century ;)
In this case, we see:
1) the hilt - the Caucasus,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th February 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By Ren Ren
It is quite possible. Traces of soldering between...

It is quite possible. Traces of soldering between the blade and the hilt indicate repair.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 653
Posted By Ren Ren
This sword, without reservation, is Caucasian. I...

This sword, without reservation, is Caucasian. I really like his hilt. I saw exactly the same thing at the Russian Ethnographic Museum in St. Petersburg. I think this handle is made in Tiflis,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Ren Ren
Such exercises are better prevention of dementia...

Such exercises are better prevention of dementia than solving crosswords :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Ren Ren
Decrypted the first character, that's what I got...

Decrypted the first character, that's what I got 邠州 Binzhou (the name of the county located in the western part of Shaanxi Province, in 1913 renamed Binxian County 邠 县)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 485
Posted By Ren Ren
Lower character is "zhou" 州 -...

Lower character is "zhou" 州 - prefecture, province, administrative division (in old China).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Ren Ren
This is not a wood. An old buffalo horn becomes...

This is not a wood. An old buffalo horn becomes like a wood.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th February 2020, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 543
Posted By Ren Ren
It seems that the previous owner made an attempt...

It seems that the previous owner made an attempt to restore, but did not cope with this task. mariusgmioc wrote absolutely right about rivets.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 09:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,341
Posted By Ren Ren
Beautiful item!

Beautiful item!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th February 2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 741
Posted By Ren Ren
You are absolutely right, Kwiatek! In the former...

You are absolutely right, Kwiatek! In the former Soviet Central Asia, Arabic graphics remained only in religious life. "Usta" (sounds like "usto") is a respectful appeal to the master knifemaker (in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th February 2020, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 741
Posted By Ren Ren
I completely agree with mahratt.

I completely agree with mahratt.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th February 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Ren Ren
Also, I do not see any Chinese signs. In my...

Also, I do not see any Chinese signs.
In my opinion, the hilt is similar to the European carriage small sword or a hunting hanger of the 18th century. Especially onion-shaped tops.
The blade comes...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th January 2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Ren Ren
I agree, Sami people, Lapland.

I agree, Sami people, Lapland.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ren Ren
This is a very interesting and rare version of...

This is a very interesting and rare version of the "Eight treasures" ornament (in Chinese 八寶 Ba bao). I think it was popular in the Ming era.
In part, it coincides with the Buddhist...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd January 2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ren Ren
In Russian there is a good book "The Magic...

In Russian there is a good book "The Magic World of Patterns. Encyclopedia of Ornamental Motifs of Southeast Asia" (edition of the State Museum of Oriental Art) and an excellent article by the famous...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ren Ren
Thanks Peter! There is another symbol...

Thanks Peter! There is another symbol characteristic only for Vietnam - sword and bunch of books. Rarely, but it occurs as an inlay on the scabbard of ceremonial swords. This is a sign of a patriotic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th January 2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ren Ren
In truth so!

In truth so!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th January 2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ren Ren
Emperor Minh Mạng received from his father...

Emperor Minh Mạng received from his father Gia Long a peaceful and prosperous country. But over the years of his reign, he did a lot to turn Vietnam into a European colony. In 1860-80, the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th January 2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ren Ren
One of the most famous paintings on this subject.

One of the most famous paintings on this subject.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By Ren Ren
I agree that the motif of the climbing plant...

I agree that the motif of the climbing plant shoots is a very distinctive mark of the blades of the Vietnamese people.
This symbol has a rather complex origin. For the Chinese, the wavy lines mean...
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