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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 12th June 2021, 01:48 PM
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Posted By Jean
Dear friends, I have received the kris blade &...

Dear friends,
I have received the kris blade & hilt and I attach some pics, my observations are as follows:
The bade is 33 cm long excluding the pesi and has an elegant shape.
The hilt was...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2021, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Jean
Thank you gentlemen. My Solonese friend who is...

Thank you gentlemen. My Solonese friend who is experienced in the kris trade seems to have a quite definite opinion about the blade origin but I prefer to receive the piece and post pics before...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Jean
Well, to me this blade does not look like the...

Well, to me this blade does not look like the recent naga blades from Madura but I will confirm upon receipt. Your opinion is the third one which I received (plus my own), and all are different!...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2021, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan, I will send better pic as soon as...

Thank you Alan, I will send better pic as soon as I can.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2021, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Jean
Hello David, Yes, the hilt looks to be made...

Hello David,
Yes, the hilt looks to be made from (cast?) brass or gilt brass and is not standard for a kris hilt but it may be an indicator of the origin... I will see and comment upon receipt....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Jean
Kris naga

Dear friends,
I won this peculiar kris blade at a French auction, any opinion about its origin and age? I have my own guess but am not sure, look at the hilt and greneng especially.
Sorry for the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 30th May 2021, 09:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jean
Sorry, I should have said Banten and Blambangan,...

Sorry, I should have said Banten and Blambangan, Jensen distinguishes the 2 supposed locations of origin, the blades of these krisses are very similar but the hilts look a bit different.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th May 2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jean
Just a short comment about the origin of these...

Just a short comment about the origin of these blades: they were imported to Europe from Banten (or Blambangan according to Jensen) but is it certain that they were manufactured there?
There is a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jean
To me a good indicator that the 2 blades are the...

To me a good indicator that the 2 blades are the same is the inverted mendak ;) unless Alan has pics of other blades from the Florence museum with this odd configuration.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2021, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,038
Posted By Jean
Very well observed Eric, congrats!

Very well observed Eric, congrats!
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd May 2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By Jean
Wink Yes, a pedang/ tombak, not a kris

Yes, a pedang/ tombak, not a kris
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th May 2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,966
Posted By Jean
Wink Pissing match

I am relieved to witness that the Forum is not dead even if it could be used for more positive discussions!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 4th April 2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,110
Posted By Jean
Very interesting Gustav, thanks! We can clearly...

Very interesting Gustav, thanks! We can clearly see the differences with the East Sumatran hilts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd April 2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By Jean
Wrong forum?

Wrong forum?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd April 2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,869
Posted By Jean
Hello David, I tend to agree with you based on...

Hello David,
I tend to agree with you based on the size and motifs of the pendok. I carefully looked at the Bugis kris book in question and did not notice any old pendok similar to the one shown by...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 3rd April 2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,006
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, I do not understand Dutch as well...

Hello Alan,
I do not understand Dutch as well but am able to translate few words or short sentences if required.
Emile attributes several names for this type of hilt showing a human face with a...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd April 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,006
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Reference to Emile Van Veenendaal's...

Hello Alan,
Reference to Emile Van Veenendaal's book.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd April 2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,869
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Regarding the possible Lombok...

Hello Alan,
Regarding the possible Lombok origin, I have carefully reviewed the book "Keris di Lombok" by Lalu Djelenga (which shows a lot of krisses) and found only one blade vaguely similar to...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd April 2021, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,869
Posted By Jean
The long gandar shown on pic N 8 is from NW Java...

The long gandar shown on pic N 8 is from NW Java IMO.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd April 2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,869
Posted By Jean
You are right, sorry for the confusion! :o

You are right, sorry for the confusion! :o
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 2nd April 2021, 08:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,006
Posted By Jean
Hi David, I frankly don't know but I guess that...

Hi David,
I frankly don't know but I guess that it should be one of the traditional manners, may be for better showing the kris (and more convenient than the traditional Balinese manner behind the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st April 2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,869
Posted By Jean
Please show us the sarong and hilt if you have...

Please show us the sarong and hilt if you have them as it may clarify the origin of this kris.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st April 2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,110
Posted By Jean
Thank you David and I agree with what you said.

Thank you David and I agree with what you said.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st April 2021, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,006
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan Emile Van Veenendaal wrote the...

Hello Alan
Emile Van Veenendaal wrote the booklet "Pamor Atlas" (2 editions) indeed, and also the booklet "Krisgrepen en scheden uit Bali en Lombok" (also 2 editions) which is the most detailed book...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st April 2021, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,006
Posted By Jean
Wink Hello dear members, I received the book and...

Hello dear members,
I received the book and carefully reviewed it and I submit my comments hereafter:
The hilts collection is rather small but of exceptional quality, equivalent to the one shown by...
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