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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 140
Posted By Jean
Hello Donny, This daphur with luks at the base...

Hello Donny,
This daphur with luks at the base and tip only, and straight in the middle section of the blade may be unique, but it still looks odd in my eyes....
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 140
Posted By Jean
Hello Satsujinken, Although you found this blade...

Hello Satsujinken,
Although you found this blade in rusty condition, it looks recent to me and quite similar to the ones which you showed us earlier. The pamor pattern may be Eri Wader or Unthuk...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Jean
I agree with the opinions from the other members,...

I agree with the opinions from the other members, but would just like to add that from the pics the pendokok and buntut look to be made from gilt silver, and the hilt has a vague cockatoo shape...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 278
Posted By Jean
What a poor translation in French, except the...

What a poor translation in French, except the last paragraph which seems to be copied from my first book.....
This kris sajen was recently sold by an experienced Dutch collector.
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st July 2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Jean
Loyah, Thank you for the interesting family...

Loyah,
Thank you for the interesting family history. A Malaysian origin also crossed my mind for this keris, may be some of our Malaysian members could comment on it? :)
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st July 2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By Jean
Yeah, this keris panjang is different from the...

Yeah, this keris panjang is different from the standard pieces from Bangkinang/ Riau from the blade (sogokan and tikel alis), the shape of the sampir (not dua hari bulan), the gandar with wide silver...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th July 2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Excellent and very useful analysis,...

Hello Alan,
Excellent and very useful analysis, thanks! :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th July 2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 355
Posted By Jean
I agree with Alan that this blade seems to have...

I agree with Alan that this blade seems to have some age, but also with Silkreeler that the carving of the naga body is odd, see another blade with a similar "primitive" naga head, also probably from...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th July 2016, 07:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 444
Posted By Jean
I ordered the catalog and will report on it. One...

I ordered the catalog and will report on it. One of the authors is well-known among European kris collectors.
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jean
Correct David, I should have checked in the...

Correct David, I should have checked in the dictionary, I meant refreshing our discussions with new comers having a different but valid experience (even if we may not totally accept some ideas), I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jean
Hello Satrio, Thanks for your input and please...

Hello Satrio,
Thanks for your input and please continue to participate in this forum, we need more Indonesian members to mitigate the Westerners' opinions :)
If you have a good specimen of genuine...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th July 2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jean
Hello Marcus, The scabbard is in kojongan or...

Hello Marcus,
The scabbard is in kojongan or kekojongan style from Bali/ Lombok, but apparently more frequently used in Lombok.
Regards :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd July 2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 727
Posted By Jean
Hello, Only the hilt is from Solo IMO (but with a...

Hello,
Only the hilt is from Solo IMO (but with a very curved shape), the blade and scabbard rather look from East Java. The blade has a simple dapur (kembang kacang, jalen, lambe gajah, pejetan,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd July 2016, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By Jean
I agree with the South Sumatra origin but...

I agree with the South Sumatra origin but possibly Bengkulu rather than Lampung. This style of hilt is locally called putri malu (shy princess) and this style of scabbard is also found in Jambi...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd June 2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Jean
Hello Green, My opinion is as follows: old and...

Hello Green,
My opinion is as follows: old and decent Javanese blade with some flaws, gayaman style scabbard from Solo, nice ivory janggelan hilt from East Java/ Madura but poor quality and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th June 2016, 01:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan. The wood species on the top part...

Thank you Alan. The wood species on the top part of my wrongko seems to be purnama and the bottom part berore pelet, this is a common combination in Lombok. I attach the pic of another kojongan kris...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th June 2016, 07:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, The sarung and danganan can easily...

Hello Alan,
The sarung and danganan can easily have been made in Java or Madura I think, and the wood looks to have been dyed. I attach the pics of an original kojongan sarung from Lombok for...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 15th June 2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Jean
Madurese piece made in Balinese style IMO but the...

Madurese piece made in Balinese style IMO but the naga carving is very poor.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th June 2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Jean
Very sad news indeed, like Alan I used to...

Very sad news indeed, like Alan I used to correspond with Wolfgang before his accident and I had a deep respect for his kris knowledge and will miss him very much also. I bough few good items from...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th June 2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Jean
Hello Marius, The most interesting krisses from...

Hello Marius,
The most interesting krisses from the Neka Museum collection are shown & described in their nice book "Bali Keris Bersejarah", and the text is not very important not to say rather...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 852
Posted By Jean
Hello Marius, Did you visit the Museum Pusaka in...

Hello Marius,
Did you visit the Museum Pusaka in the Taman Mini Indonesia Indah (TMII) park in Jakarta? They use to show a large collection of krisses but not very well presented. :)
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,179
Posted By Jean
By enlarging the pics I seem to see withish...

By enlarging the pics I seem to see withish shades on the granulated balls of the pendokok so the metal may be gilt silver. You may get a more accurate opinion by looking at the inside of the cup....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd May 2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Jean
I fully agree with the opinions from Alan and...

I fully agree with the opinions from Alan and Sajen and would just add that the blade looks old but is not a masterpiece, and was probably significantly larger originally.:)
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 20th May 2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Jean
This kris is from Solo and not Yogyakarta (at...

This kris is from Solo and not Yogyakarta (at least the broken scabbard in ladrang style) and from the pic I am not sure that it has pamor :confused:
I attach the pic of a similar kris with pamor...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th May 2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 947
Posted By Jean
Thank you for your condolences messages, I will...

Thank you for your condolences messages, I will check and ensure that they are transmitted to his wife Yanti in Yogyakarta.
By the way he was known as Johan by some people in Indonesia but his...
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