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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2021, 07:12 PM
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Posted By Miguel
Hi. Nice well made, plain example. Miguel

Hi.

Nice well made, plain example.
Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th September 2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By Miguel
Hi, I think you may find that the blade has...

Hi,

I think you may find that the blade has been drilled through and brass rods inserted then penned over like rivets to form the pattern . check the pattern to see if all the brass dots on one...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd September 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By Miguel
:eek: I am no African expert, far from it, but...

:eek:
I am no African expert, far from it, but I like to look at them and do a little research. I have not found a similar west African weapon to the one in question aund so still think it is Songye...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th August 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By Miguel
Hi, Very nice sword and quite rare. I...

Hi,

Very nice sword and quite rare. I believe it to be a Songye prestige sword made in the late 19th C. The asongye people from the lower Congo basin are renowned for their metal working skills...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th August 2021, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,952
Posted By Miguel
Hello Mahratt, I purchased a copy of your...

Hello Mahratt,

I purchased a copy of your book from the publisher not
long after its publication and would be grateful to know if there is a transcript of the Russian text into English:rolleyes:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th July 2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By Miguel
Glad to be of some help and thank you for posting...

Glad to be of some help and thank you for posting the info on the Salampasu which I found most interesting.
Regards
Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th July 2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,692
Posted By Miguel
Hi gp The seller was correct it is Salampasu...

Hi gp

The seller was correct it is Salampasu or Lwelwa see Panga na Visu page 213 plate 509 I am sorry but I can't help with the date

Regards

Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2021, 07:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,022
Posted By Miguel
Hi Chris Thank you very much for your speedy...

Hi Chris

Thank you very much for your speedy reply now I will add another book to my collection.

Kind regards

Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th July 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,022
Posted By Miguel
Hi Chris I would be grateful if you would...

Hi Chris
I would be grateful if you would advise me if Fortons book is in English as well as Spanish
Kind regards

Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th April 2021, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,789
Posted By Miguel
Hi Chris glad you find the site interesting...

Hi Chris

glad you find the site interesting Find it one of the best for Congolese weapons, it was linked tome some time ago by a forum member.

I think you are right in your thoughts concerning...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,789
Posted By Miguel
Thumbs down Hi Chris Nice old sword. I find Congolese...

Hi Chris

Nice old sword. I find Congolese weapons to be very interesting and I believe your sword to be a Kuba weapon. After searching through my books and looking through various websites I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th April 2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,789
Posted By Miguel
Hi Chris Nice old sword, I believe it to be a...

Hi Chris
Nice old sword, I believe it to be a Kuba sword please have a look at the website www.memoire-africaine.com. If you look under the SMS section and at the Glaives you will find a photo of a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,026
Posted By Miguel
I meant Toubou ( Tubu ) not Toulouse sorry about...

I meant Toubou ( Tubu ) not Toulouse sorry about that.
Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th April 2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,026
Posted By Miguel
I think that these spears are Toulouse small...

I think that these spears are Toulouse small throwingspears for hunting.
Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th November 2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,838
Posted By Miguel
Group of African Weapons

Yes they are all from the Congo & a very nice trio.. Congo weapons are my favourites.

The first is a Salampasu People Sword from Southern Zaire also widely used by the Chokwe People.

The second...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,893
Posted By Miguel
You need to provide photos of the complete weapon...

You need to provide photos of the complete weapon and of the script you require to be translated, if possible, by one of the more knowledgable members of the forum.
Regards Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th May 2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,153
Posted By Miguel
Thank you very much for this info, Wodimi, I have...

Thank you very much for this info, Wodimi, I have spent hours searching without success, You have saved me many more and I very much doubt if I would have discovered the origin of this knife,...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th May 2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,153
Posted By Miguel
Hi Detlef, Looking forward to your pics, thanks. ...

Hi Detlef, Looking forward to your pics, thanks.
Rega do
Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,459
Posted By Miguel
One word beautiful, three moe I love it. ...

One word beautiful, three moe I love it.
Regards
Miguel
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,153
Posted By Miguel
Hi Detlef, I seem to becoming obsessed with...

Hi Detlef,
I seem to becoming obsessed with trying to pin point the origin of this knife. Is it possible to provide clearer pics as my eyes aren't to good these days. Could you also confirm the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th May 2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,313
Posted By Miguel
I agree with Battara, beautiful Wooten. The hilt...

I agree with Battara, beautiful Wooten. The hilt and quillons seem plain for such a blade. I think that I can make out a date in tha bottom cartouche but the gold on the second number in the bottom...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th May 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,331
Posted By Miguel
What a beauty, lucky you. I think it may be Kutch...

What a beauty, lucky you. I think it may be Kutch but I am no expert and would hope that that the more knowledgable members like Ibrahiim and Jens will tell us where it originates. Thanks for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th May 2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,153
Posted By Miguel
I love African weapons particularly those of the...

I love African weapons particularly those of the Congo and I am pretty sure that there are a lot more members who are also interested. I am no expert by any means, just the opposite, so you will have...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th May 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,886
Posted By Miguel
Definitely Kerala IMHO and a fine example of this...

Definitely Kerala IMHO and a fine example of this weapon, beautiful silver work on the scabbard. See Tirri Islamic Weapons, page 305, for two examples but not as fine as the two you have posted....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th April 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,020
Posted By Miguel
What a beautiful piece wish I had one like that,...

What a beautiful piece wish I had one like that, thank you for sharing. Can't help with the translation but can see a date on the third pic AH 1251 which equates to AD 1835.
Regards Miguel
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