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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th June 2022, 10:53 PM
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Posted By asomotif
Can you give us some size indication ?

Can you give us some size indication ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th May 2022, 10:30 PM
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Posted By asomotif
A mini pedang. 1st I have ever seen.

A mini pedang. 1st I have ever seen.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,862
Posted By asomotif
Bows are not my field of collecting, but I have a...

Bows are not my field of collecting, but I have a feeling you did well by not bidding up on this one. :rolleyes:
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,672
Posted By asomotif
I once bought a relatively small scabbard with...

I once bought a relatively small scabbard with heavily damaged lower section and no blade. It ended up like this.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2022, 10:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,672
Posted By asomotif
I would probably store it in my attic. There is...

I would probably store it in my attic. There is till some space. you can DM me for the address :D;)

But seriously, the patina is great. I would probably remove the rattan and put the front of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,672
Posted By asomotif
No, I have never seen anything like it. It...

No, I have never seen anything like it.
It makes me think of celtic decorations. An interesting cross cultural link :confused:;)

If you compare the blade with the carved inside of the scabbard,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th April 2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,672
Posted By asomotif
LOL :D:D:D

LOL :D:D:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th April 2022, 09:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,672
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, That is an unusual carving...

Hello Detlef,

That is an unusual carving indeed.
I have no idea.
The bottom part of the scabbard with the upward angle looks like what we see in the kutai region. Often this is combined with a...
Forum: Swap Forum 10th April 2022, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,208
Posted By asomotif
Bump, Best offer USD 275 shipped Wwide.

Bump, Best offer USD 275 shipped Wwide.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd April 2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By asomotif
Ok, 1917 that is not extremely old but in line...

Ok, 1917 that is not extremely old but in line with the colonial history.
The provenance is also not very interesting, No Picasso or other artist that owned and/or painted the mask.
It looks like a...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd April 2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,852
Posted By asomotif
What was the provenance ?

What was the provenance ?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, yes that type of brass bands, ...

Hello Detlef, yes that type of brass bands,

I have a big brother of this bendo / bedok / bedog.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,235
Posted By asomotif
Hello Jerseyman, I am pretty sure that this...

Hello Jerseyman,

I am pretty sure that this scabbard had brass bands, and not rattan or horn like others.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th February 2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,100
Posted By asomotif
Hello Detlef, The picture of the SS Insulinde is...

Hello Detlef, The picture of the SS Insulinde is from internet.

The poor pictures of the spear are with my smartphone :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th February 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,100
Posted By asomotif
Hello Efrahjalt, That is definately an atjeh...

Hello Efrahjalt,

That is definately an atjeh spear head you have there.
The example that I posted has a sort of rottan as a shaft.
But that is not very common.
Most atjeh lances I have seen...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th February 2022, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,100
Posted By asomotif
Hello Maurice, nice to see you on the forum...

Hello Maurice, nice to see you on the forum again.

It has a brass colour, but It was quite easy to get it shining.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th February 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,100
Posted By asomotif
Another atjeh aceh lance spear

Last week I was lucky enough to buy an rare atjeh lance.
I was wondering where I had seen this type before. Well on the forum ofcourse :-)
I bought it from the son of the person who brought it to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,956
Posted By asomotif
Hello Godfried, This pisau raut looks...

Hello Godfried,

This pisau raut looks familiar. Is it in your collection ?

I have seen the red rings before, but at the time did not think about the material.

Best regards,
Willem
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2021, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,309
Posted By asomotif
What an impressive piece. I wish I had such...

What an impressive piece. I wish I had such acquaintances :)

I would not do a "deep"cleaning. I sort of like the patina on the helmet bowl.

The helmet plate looks like it has some (white)...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd December 2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,309
Posted By asomotif
Thumbs up :D:D:D

:D:D:D
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th November 2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,906
Posted By asomotif
Hello Godfried, Another stunning mandau....

Hello Godfried,

Another stunning mandau. Thanks for sharing.
The figure on the scabbard is different from what I have seen before.
Although the variation in carvings seems endless.

I think...
Forum: European Armoury 18th November 2021, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,748
Posted By asomotif
Interesting sword. I would leave the metal...

Interesting sword.

I would leave the metal as it is. Crystalline wax sounds good.

The hilt. It would be nice if someone could reshape it into a thinner spiral hilt without removing it. A smart...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2021, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,451
Posted By asomotif
My mandau hilt... I wish. The picture is from the...

My mandau hilt... I wish. The picture is from the sold section on mytribalart.com
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,745
Posted By asomotif
wow, very nice !

wow, very nice !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,745
Posted By asomotif
Hello Godfried, I don't care too much about...

Hello Godfried,

I don't care too much about the name game. But Kai makes a very sound conclusion based on the terminology that we follow in the western world.

But what a nice piece considering...
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