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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2021, 10:06 AM
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Posted By Kurt
Laminated Kindjal Blade

Here is an example of a Kindjal blade.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th May 2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 19,559
Posted By Kurt
Thumbs up Hi Dimitry, good answer, I absolutely agree. ...

Hi Dimitry,
good answer, I absolutely agree.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th March 2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Kurt
Hi Nihl , Thanks for explanation and help. Am...

Hi Nihl ,
Thanks for explanation and help.
Am a little disappointed expected an owner.
But now I am informed.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Kurt
Dear Jens , Many years ago when I bought the...

Dear Jens ,
Many years ago when I bought the Khanda I made a trip to Rajastan, there I showed the inscription to an Indian scholar, he translated Badur Singh. ????
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Kurt
Thanks Jens, a strange text. Kurt

Thanks Jens,
a strange text.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th March 2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Kurt
Hello members, can someone give me advice on...

Hello members,
can someone give me advice on who to turn to for a translation?
Thanks Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th March 2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,453
Posted By Kurt
Khanda, a call for help on translation

Dear members, can someone translate this for me?
Best Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th February 2021, 10:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
Hi Ian , Maybe a prince? Or the owner's...

Hi Ian ,
Maybe a prince?
Or the owner's portrait?
One can only speculate there.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
Smile I suspect scabbard and gemstones were added...

I suspect scabbard and gemstones were added together in Turkey.
Best Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th February 2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
Khandjar with a very similar motif.

Found photos of a Khandjar with a very similar motif.
The same craftsman?
Same workshop?
Best Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd February 2021, 09:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
Similar motif

This dagger is shown in the catalog of the Museum Stibbert.
The only difference :
There are no roses in the basket.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2021, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
wootz pattern.

[QUOTE=mariusgmioc]Thank you Mahratt! :)

To my eyes looks definitely like Qajar 1250/1834 (or less likely 1205/1790), but I wanted to hear first other opinions as I wasn't very confident in my...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
Thanks Mahratt 1255 that would be = 1839

Thanks Mahratt
1255 that would be = 1839
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd February 2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
Interesting guess ! Thanks Kurt

Interesting guess !
Thanks Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st February 2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,594
Posted By Kurt
Question about a motif.

Can someone explain the motif on the back of the handle to me?
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th April 2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 36,296
Posted By Kurt
Age

Apparently I'm a grandpa collector !
am 79 and have been collecting oriental weapons for 50 years.
My contemporaries are getting fewer .
But collecting is still a joy.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,251
Posted By Kurt
Hi Mahratt, I think 18 century. I'm sure it's...

Hi Mahratt,
I think 18 century.
I'm sure it's from wootz, it would be worth trying an etching.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th September 2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,951
Posted By Kurt
New Book: "Edged Weapons of Afghanistan"

I had the honor of being one of the first to study this book. I was thrilled about this great work, what really convinced me . It was not old wisdom that was warmed up but the author reworked...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th August 2019, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,872
Posted By Kurt
Hi Mahrat Your assessment is unfortunately...

Hi Mahrat
Your assessment is unfortunately correct.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th December 2018, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,566
Posted By Kurt
Was not soldered to the cross guard with any...

Was not soldered to the cross guard with any original
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,749
Posted By Kurt
Hi haagen , Without photos it is impossible...

Hi haagen ,

Without photos it is impossible to judge.

Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th August 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,628
Posted By Kurt
I would guess Afghanistan. The thickness of edged...

I would guess Afghanistan. The thickness of edged decoration reminds of the cruder Afghan work.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th June 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,295
Posted By Kurt
Congratulations on a fine dagger. I like the...

Congratulations on a fine dagger.
I like the very plastic engraving.
Kurt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th May 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,675
Posted By Kurt
Thank you for the information . It is also a...

Thank you for the information .
It is also a great article in Wikipedia
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,675
Posted By Kurt
Thumbs up So the then owner of my Kilic was an important...

So the then owner of my Kilic was an important man at the time.

Is good to know !
Thanks
Kurt
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