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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th July 2017, 02:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,468
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Phul-katara

I just found something about the Phul-dagger, or in this case a Phul-katar.
Wheeler M. Thackston: The Jahangirnama, Oxford University Press, 1999. page 469.
'Phul-katara..........phul means 'flower'...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kino, I dont know where the chevron pattern was...

Kino,
I dont know where the chevron pattern was used, other than in India that was why I was surprised to see it in your kris.
The chevron pattern was used quite late, to show a master smith, and as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 806
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you Tatyana for mentioning this book. For...

Thank you Tatyana for mentioning this book.
For all interested in Indian arms this is a must. There are a lot of weapons studded with stones, which many does not fancy, but there are also a lot of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Kino, this is really interesting. My knowledge of...

Kino, this is really interesting. My knowledge of kris' is closse to nil, but I now and again have a look at the threads.
The chevron pattern is quite clear, and shows the pattern welded pieces and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Cathey, you now and again see the chevron patter...

Cathey, you now and again see the chevron patter on daggers as well.
Ariel - nice to see that you are still there:-).
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Yes it seems so, but it would be easier to see,...

Yes it seems so, but it would be easier to see, if the blade had been cleaned and etched.
Forum: Swap Forum 3rd July 2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I did not have the name, so I asked and the title...

I did not have the name, so I asked and the title is.
The Jodhpur catalogue is: Rajput Arms and Armour. The Rathores and their Armoury at Jodhpur Fort.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd July 2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
The correct chevron blade are made from pattern...

The correct chevron blade are made from pattern welded and mono steel forged together. The blades made with wax are 'the poor man's' blades, and are not the right kind of chevron blades.
Chevron...
Forum: Swap Forum 1st July 2017, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Robert Elgood's next book

Robert just wrote to me that his book will be out in the UK in August, and that it can be ordered here.
The price will be 200 plus shipping for the two volumes of about 1000 pages with a lot of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Like Eric writes in post 33. He has never seen...

Like Eric writes in post 33. He has never seen this kind of dagger with a wootz blade. Neither have I as I can remember.
This is an old minupilated kater blade, likely done end of 18th century or...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th June 2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hmm, I only see two peacocks, shown in the gold...

Hmm, I only see two peacocks, shown in the gold decoration.
They are easier to see on the katar attached.
Have a look at the katar and the dagger. Do you see why I think the dagger originally was...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Dont worry. It takes quite some time, and a lot...

Dont worry. It takes quite some time, and a lot of studying - but in the end...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th June 2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I find the dagger with the blue background shown...

I find the dagger with the blue background shown in post 19 interesting, as I think it is a former 17th century karar from south India, changed into a dagger in the 19th century, when the south...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Eric, did you see the peacocks?? Seldom something...

Eric, did you see the peacocks??
Seldom something is written about the decoration, when it is hard to see what is shown, but not many seem to be interested in the 'hidden messages'.
I have often been...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,101
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Dont worry Ferguson - please go on smiling:-) Jens

Dont worry Ferguson - please go on smiling:-)
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Look at the dagger with the blue background. Do...

Look at the dagger with the blue background. Do you see the peacocks on the blade?
You often see them on early southern katars.
Ok, they are not easy to see, but with a bit of experience it should be...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th June 2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 826
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Maskell, I have an Indian dagger with a tool left...

Maskell,
I have an Indian dagger with a tool left screwed, as you mention on Tatyanas Japanese dagger.
Do you know where this was used and why??
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 943
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I cant comment on the kris - but I do love the...

I cant comment on the kris - but I do love the pictures:-)
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th June 2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
What I mean is, should someone have a weapon...

What I mean is, should someone have a weapon shown in the catalogue, it could have come from another collection than Holstein's.
There is even a drawing of a weapon in the catalogue, drawn late 19th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
I cant say that I know very much about these...

I cant say that I know very much about these weapons - close to nothing, if I have to be correct.
You give no measure, but it seems to be very small - could it have been made for a woman, or maybe...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th June 2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Did you know that not all the weapons shown in...

Did you know that not all the weapons shown in the Holstein catalogue are from his collection?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st May 2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,863
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Thank you very much, and it is quite interesting...

Thank you very much, and it is quite interesting that the trade went both ways - from very early times.
I know of three dagger blades all with the same decoration, one at a museum in China, one in...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,863
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
Hello Ibrahiim, Could you please give us a few...

Hello Ibrahiim,
Could you please give us a few references to the Chinese export of blades/weapons to India?
Jens
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd April 2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,480
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
When I was in Canada ten years ago, someone whom...

When I was in Canada ten years ago, someone whom we visited showed me the attached, and asked me what it was. She said she found it when she and her husband bought the house where they are living.
I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th April 2017, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 920
Posted By Jens Nordlunde
It is a very good idea, both for yourself and for...

It is a very good idea, both for yourself and for the insurance, as you have documentation of what have - if the computer is not stolen at the same time.
I have tags with a string, as they can always...
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