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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons Yesterday, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Kubur
Hi Guys I got something of interest. The lapis...

Hi Guys

I got something of interest.
The lapis indicates Afghanistan but the silver work represents an Indian deity maybe from Nepal... What do you think? And please don't tell me that it was added...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Kubur
One bit is readable, maybe Ibrahem can do it?? ...

One bit is readable, maybe Ibrahem can do it??
:) I agree with Jim most probably 1900 post-Omdurman.
Still good for me!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By Kubur
I'm not sure too, could be Balkans, Bulgaria,...

I'm not sure too, could be Balkans, Bulgaria, maybe Turkey?



In fact symbol of Bektashi and janisseries... then the iconography was spread all over Ottoman arms... see my post on the pala... not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th March 2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By Kubur
To support Jim's preach, here is my samuel harvey...

To support Jim's preach, here is my samuel harvey 18th c nimcha
British blades stay popular in Morocco during the 19th c. with the koummiya. only but it's another story..

Amen
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 436
Posted By Kubur
Ariel you are full of ressources and energy! And...

Ariel you are full of ressources and energy!
And a bit provocative too with your shashka
I agree with you we cannot call shasha all the swords without a guard.
I prefer "Berber sword" and very close...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By Kubur
I think it's a bit more complicated than black...

I think it's a bit more complicated than black and white or A and B...
It's not Ottoman to Afghani but more probably a common ancestor:
Central Asia to caucasus and Modern days Turkey and on the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By Kubur
Modern Lebanese Majdali I let to Motan the...

Modern Lebanese Majdali
I let to Motan the definition of the Majdali, but I assume that it's a Lebanese / Druze local variation...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th March 2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Kubur
I see different levels of knowledge here. I gave...

I see different levels of knowledge here.
I gave you keys to understand, you can pick up what you want.
I'm sure other members understand very well...
:rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Kubur
Unfortunately not Please read the following text...

Unfortunately not
Please read the following text then you will know where this pala comes from

The Bektashi Order is a Sufi order and shares much in common with other Islamic mystical movements,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th March 2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By Kubur
Dear Ken, Your koummiya is from the second part...

Dear Ken,

Your koummiya is from the second part of the 19thc.
its a good catch far from the cheap koummiya now available in Morocco...

kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th March 2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Kubur
Ola Agreed these stirrups are not Ottoman, the...

Ola
Agreed these stirrups are not Ottoman, the Ottomans stirrups are different as you said (see the ones in Tokape catalogue).
Why are they frequently mixed with Turkish/Ottoman stirrups?
What I'll...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Kubur
I was thinking that you were saying Ottoman...

I was thinking that you were saying Ottoman Syria
If you mean 20th Syrian replica, then you are twice wrong.
This kilic is absolutely perfect and the inscription is original and genuine.
For Syrian...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th March 2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 942
Posted By Kubur
Inscriptions, blade, hilt, scabbard all...

Inscriptions, blade, hilt, scabbard all Balkans

What makes you think that this kilic is from Syria?

I vote for Balkans, but it's not a difficult one.



;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th March 2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Kubur
It's interesting i ve seen many Greek knives...

It's interesting
i ve seen many Greek knives Cretean with green scabbards from the 19th c
now it seems that they are black, am i wrong?
Do you know when they change from green to black??
if it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th March 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Kubur
Hi it's just the way they built their knives in...

Hi
it's just the way they built their knives in North Pakistan afghanistan
look at choora
;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Kubur
My pleasure But you have a lot of books, just...

My pleasure
But you have a lot of books, just look in Khorasani you'll find some too.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd March 2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Kubur
Incorrect you have also wire stitching in the...

Incorrect you have also wire stitching in the Persian empire



Incorrect the handle is North Iran where you have also Kurdish people



Correct
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd March 2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Kubur
I agree 100% with Ariel, but I disagree on the...

I agree 100% with Ariel, but I disagree on the last sentence.
The scabbard is pure Persian, I have seen many like that.
Persians liked the green, color of islam and shiaa.
The scabbard is 19th c and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st March 2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 927
Posted By Kubur
Hi Kurdish dagger northern Iran. The blade is...

Hi
Kurdish dagger northern Iran.
The blade is Persian and old 19th c. but the hilt looks early 20th c.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th February 2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Kubur
Of course the blade posted is very different from...

Of course
the blade posted is very different from the blade originally posted
so we come back to the beginning we don't know where this blade comes from...
I will be interested to see French military...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th February 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Kubur
Interesting, can you post some exemples?

Interesting, can you post some exemples?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Kubur
Hi Stelios, Here are mine, Moroccan 1900-1920...

Hi Stelios,
Here are mine, Moroccan 1900-1920 cast and engraved... for dignitaries.
Best wishes
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 740
Posted By Kubur
I love it...if you don't need it... I think the...

I love it...if you don't need it...
I think the blade is also Sri Lankan, maybe a Patisthanaya.
So a spearhead reused for a kastane...
:)
Kubur
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Kubur
I'm wondering about Chinese and Indian stirrups,...

I'm wondering about Chinese and Indian stirrups, they are all over the place. Is it possible that some of them are recent ? or they are just easy to find? I cannot make the difference.Yours of course...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 794
Posted By Kubur
Hi Stelios You have always very goog stuff... I...

Hi Stelios

You have always very goog stuff... I can't wait to see others... Do you have Greek stirrups? For the ones that you posted its interesting to see spurs on the side... They are not Ottoman...
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