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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi Yesterday, 09:22 AM
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Posted By Jean
The scabbard is in Yogyakarta gayaman style with...

The scabbard is in Yogyakarta gayaman style with a peculiar pendok (metal oversheath) and selut (metal cup at the base of the hilt).
The blade is very worn-out, the pamor looks like Bendo Sagodo or...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th September 2021, 10:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By Jean
My curiosity was piqued by our discussion (how...

My curiosity was piqued by our discussion (how could somebody write a book with more than 450 pages about these scarce Minangkabau krisses?).
I feel particularly interested by these krisses after...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th September 2021, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Jean
And 2 variations of pamor Lawe Satukel patterns.

And 2 variations of pamor Lawe Satukel patterns.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th September 2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Jean
This looks like a new blade to me and the pamor...

This looks like a new blade to me and the pamor pattern is nice but not clearly defined as per the usual standards... In France we would call it pamor Gloubi-boulga (odd and fictious).
I attach the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th September 2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, I have nothing against this...

Hello Alan,
I have nothing against this javanese tradition of replacing an old dress for prestige reasons provided that the blade and dress are of compatible origin, e.g. a javanese blade in a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th September 2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Jean
I own one kris book titled "Keris Mayakarya...

I own one kris book titled "Keris Mayakarya Nusantara" which includes about 15 krisses from the collection of the co-author, and most of them have old blades but are matched with recent &...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd September 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By Jean
Wink I did not buy the book when it was published...

I did not buy the book when it was published because the main author is Javanese and very prolific, and the second one is a rich collector & politician but maybe I was wrong and I will buy it if I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th August 2021, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Jean
Hello Ganapati, You can also refer to the book...

Hello Ganapati,
You can also refer to the book "Iron Ancestors" by Theo Alkema, which shows a very complete collection of these items.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By Jean
Is it genuine or fake pelet wood? Check if the...

Is it genuine or fake pelet wood? Check if the black stain smoothly extends inside the slot of the gambar.
From my experience the certificates from the Museum Pusaka are not very reliable,...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th August 2021, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 864
Posted By Jean
Hello Maurits, This warangka is in capil style...

Hello Maurits,
This warangka is in capil style from East Java/ Madura, and the hilt is also from East Java.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th August 2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,734
Posted By Jean
Hello Anthony, I don't know the meaning of the...

Hello Anthony,
I don't know the meaning of the cock comb in Bali culture as described by the Bali kris book author, but imagine that it could be related to the cock spur of fighting cocks? (very...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th August 2021, 01:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,734
Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan, and I attach the pic of the kris...

Thank you Alan, and I attach the pic of the kris in question from Mario & Vanna G.
Ha ha, RIP Wayan Ritug! I agree with you that the kris from Anthony is most probably a recent creation.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th August 2021, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,137
Posted By Jean
I am also very impressed by the high quality of...

I am also very impressed by the high quality of this kris, especially the blade and the silver sampleng (pendok). And I agree with David that the blade would deserve a finely made kinatah.
However I...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2021, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,734
Posted By Jean
According to the book "Keris Bali bersejarah"...

According to the book "Keris Bali bersejarah" page 74, this is supposed to depict a cock comb? However your specimen is much more spiralling than in the book picture.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2021, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Jean
Hello Green, Sorry, I don't know much about...

Hello Green,
Sorry, I don't know much about Malaysian krisses so I will let others reply to your question.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Jean
This is a typical Bugis kris from Sulawesi or...

This is a typical Bugis kris from Sulawesi or Sumbawa with a sepokal blade for comparison.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 699
Posted By Jean
Hello Green, The scabbard & hilt appear...

Hello Green,
The scabbard & hilt appear Malaysian to me (wide sampir, straight gandar without pocci, pipi teleng hilt), and the blade has not a typical Bugis sepokal dapur.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th August 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 965
Posted By Jean
Wink Hello Bjorn, You are correct about my source...

Hello Bjorn,
You are correct about my source and your impression about the overlapping categories and my ex-blade, I will let others comment on the subject...
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st August 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By Jean
A very clear and interesting comment again Alan,...

A very clear and interesting comment again Alan, to be meditated on, thanks!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st July 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By Jean
Hello Ganapati, Your kris looks like a quite...

Hello Ganapati,
Your kris looks like a quite good piece but don't be surprised to learn that it does not date from the 12th century. This confusion is entertained even by reputed kris experts like...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th July 2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,348
Posted By Jean
I fully support Alan' opinion, very clear and...

I fully support Alan' opinion, very clear and concise.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th July 2021, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jean
Thank you Gustav and I don't disagree with you...

Thank you Gustav and I don't disagree with you regarding Jensen (nobody is perfect but he was a precious contributor to the keris story).
I attach the pics of the 2 similar (but not equivalent)...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th July 2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jean
Hello Gustav, The book from Jensen in Danish...

Hello Gustav,
The book from Jensen in Danish language was published in 1998 and it shows the attached kris N 2884 from Dresden with this style of hilt and attributed to Lampung. The scabbard and...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th July 2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jean
Yes Athanase, you seem right about pics N 148...

Yes Athanase, you seem right about pics N 148 and 158 in Jensen's Krisdisk.
However I never saw such a hilt attributed to NW Java in any reference book, for instance the books from Vanna...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th July 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,224
Posted By Jean
Pics of the 2 types of hilts, both from South...

Pics of the 2 types of hilts, both from South Sumatra IMO but I may be wrong?
Regards
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