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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Henk
It is a pedang suduk from Jawa, Indonesia. Age? I...

It is a pedang suduk from Jawa, Indonesia.
Age? I think mid 20th century.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th April 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,141
Posted By Henk
Despite the fact that this is a modern keris, its...

Despite the fact that this is a modern keris, its a beauty. Congrats on this one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,081
Posted By Henk
Alan, Thank you for the ki pedang nagaraja. I...

Alan,

Thank you for the ki pedang nagaraja. I do recognize an item in my collection wich couldn't be identified. Now i know what it is.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,081
Posted By Henk
Hello Detlef, Yes, I have seen and handled these...

Hello Detlef,

Yes, I have seen and handled these tiuk pengentas with the belly shaped edge, also called here balinese wedung. Just as this one with the long blade.
I do remember the piece so well...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st March 2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,081
Posted By Henk
Hello Kai, Here in The Netherlands it is called...

Hello Kai,

Here in The Netherlands it is called by the older collectors a wedung from Bali. Although wedung is as you say Javanese balinese wedung is probably a Dutch classification.
Unfortunately I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th March 2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,081
Posted By Henk
It is a balinese wedung. I've seen these before...

It is a balinese wedung. I've seen these before with such a long blade.
This how the scabbard looks like.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By Henk
This is also a parang from Borneo. The...

This is also a parang from Borneo.

The descriptions by Ian and Yvain are correct. Village made.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By Henk
It is a parang from Borneo. The description by...

It is a parang from Borneo.

The description by Ian is correct. Village made.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th February 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,484
Posted By Henk
Ready for the trash bin. Every euro spent on it...

Ready for the trash bin. Every euro spent on it was one euro too much.
Better spent a little bit more for a decent ukiran.
Forum: European Armoury 22nd January 2020, 08:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By Henk
Google for knurled screw. That explains...

Google for knurled screw. That explains everything.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th January 2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By Henk
Can you read the writing or rub it? It could give...

Can you read the writing or rub it? It could give a hint in wich direction we have to search.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Henk
Rob, you're welcome. Very nice example btw.

Rob, you're welcome. Very nice example btw.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By Henk
It is a Penai from the Toraja. South Sulawesi.

It is a Penai from the Toraja. South Sulawesi.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th December 2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,853
Posted By Henk
I think you bought yourself a very nice katar....

I think you bought yourself a very nice katar. Congrats on this one.
I don't think this is for the tourist market. If you would etch it i wouldn't be surprised it shows wootz.
Lets wait what the more...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th November 2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,406
Posted By Henk
Hello Carlos, Not my field but the lot looks...

Hello Carlos,

Not my field but the lot looks Asian to me.
The spear with recurved blade is not a spear but a pole arm.
My two cents.

Anyway it is a nice lot.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th November 2019, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,381
Posted By Henk
I agree with Alan. I do remember that the...

I agree with Alan. I do remember that the collector who showed me such a keris called it a bent keris and a rarity. He certainly didn't refered to a dapur.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By Henk
I'm afraid this one is rather recent. Made for...

I'm afraid this one is rather recent. Made for those who travel.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd November 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,381
Posted By Henk
I've seen one before in the collection of an...

I've seen one before in the collection of an important Dutch collector years ago.
Unfortunately I cann't remember details. Very nice to see another one.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th September 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,635
Posted By Henk
I'm not very knowledgeable in this field. But i...

I'm not very knowledgeable in this field. But i do know that i like this one.

I would say Spanish or Italian. Just my guess.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th August 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,311
Posted By Henk
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th July 2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,614
Posted By Henk
When we unsheath the sheathed keris, the point is...

When we unsheath the sheathed keris, the point is to the sky. First vivisble is the gonjo. Then we look upwards at the blade ending at the point.

Counting luks ends also at the point of the blade....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th May 2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,024
Posted By Henk
I do agree with David and Alan. And please,...

I do agree with David and Alan.

And please, don't sleep with a keris under your pillow again. And if you insist to do, do it without the scabbard and wrap the blade in a white cloth.
Now you damaged...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,154
Posted By Henk
:D :D :D Google for cricket and look at the...

:D :D :D
Google for cricket and look at the pictures Sajen. Than you know what Alan means.

Alan, In The Netherlands and Germany cricket isn't a well known sport. ;)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th March 2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By Henk
The one with the teeth and the painting...

The one with the teeth and the painting represents a mandau of the Papoea from New Guinea. This one is a tourist item from the second half of the 20th century.

The other one looks nicer but is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th January 2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,523
Posted By Henk
Semar

Semar
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