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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th August 2022, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Jean
By "fantasy" I only meant "not standard" and I...

By "fantasy" I only meant "not standard" and I admit that they are not bad pieces although I would not collect them just because I am a classical collector. The smallest piece has some age indeed :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th August 2022, 01:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Jean
Talking Hello Marco, Are you Raspoutine actually?:D ...

Hello Marco,
Are you Raspoutine actually?:D
I thought he was killed during last century?:confused:
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 5th August 2022, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 687
Posted By Jean
Recently made hilts in fantasy Central Javanese...

Recently made hilts in fantasy Central Javanese style....:)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st August 2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By Jean
It looks like a modern Madurese keris blade &...

It looks like a modern Madurese keris blade & hilt in a Javanese (Solo) scabbard.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st August 2022, 06:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,652
Posted By Jean
Very interesting Alan, thank you! May I ask you...

Very interesting Alan, thank you!
May I ask you whether you personally got any evidence of a keris with a mystic force of any kind?
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th July 2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By Jean
What is the blade length? The peculiar features...

What is the blade length? The peculiar features of your blade are the kruwingan (the 3 long grooves), the curved ganja, the deep pejetan, the odd kembang kacang, and the indistinct pamor pattern....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th July 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By Jean
I am not convinced that it is a Melayu dapur....

I am not convinced that it is a Melayu dapur. Anyway you were lucky that your proposed sarong did not fit as it was not a good match IMO ;)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th July 2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,661
Posted By Jean
This is not a Megantara dapur (see pic) which is...

This is not a Megantara dapur (see pic) which is a Javanese dapur by the way.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th July 2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,652
Posted By Jean
Thank you Alan and I hope that other members...

Thank you Alan and I hope that other members (especially Indonesians & Malaysians) will positively participate in this discussion.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,652
Posted By Jean
I tried to read one foundation book about Kejawen...

I tried to read one foundation book about Kejawen "Javanese Traditional Spiritual Teaching" by Suryo S. Negoro (in English language), but quickly gave-up as I realized how different it was from my...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd July 2022, 09:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,652
Posted By Jean
Having lived in Indonesia for 3 years (in Borneo...

Having lived in Indonesia for 3 years (in Borneo so not in the heartland of the keris) and been superficially exposed and basically interested about this aspect of the keris, I have come to the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 8th June 2022, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jean
A typical specimen of the "demonic boy"....

A typical specimen of the "demonic boy". According to some sources, he is the son of Shiva and Parvati, and hence the brother of Ganesha. What an odd family!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 7th June 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,783
Posted By Jean
Pff, Rare Kumara or Sang Hyang Kumara or Detya...

Pff, Rare Kumara or Sang Hyang Kumara or Detya Rare, etc. :)
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th June 2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By Jean
Some suggestions for explaining the progressing...

Some suggestions for explaining the progressing lack of interest in this keris Forum:
. The Covid pandemic has deeply affected the keris trade (people had other priorities), especially the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 6th June 2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By Jean
According to the reference Bugis keris book, La...

According to the reference Bugis keris book, La Kurisi seems to be one of the pamor techniques used in Sulawesi (apparently similar to pamor puntiran in Java?), alongwith La Toasi, La Kajing, La...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st June 2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jean
It looks like a recent creation IMO :confused:

It looks like a recent creation IMO :confused:
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,813
Posted By Jean
Yes, an ivory atasan is much more prestigious and...

Yes, an ivory atasan is much more prestigious and expensive than a bone one.
Bone would often decay quickly (more or less depending on the type of bone and the selected piece) so it generally looks...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th May 2022, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By Jean
Thank you Paul. After further checking, the pamor...

Thank you Paul. After further checking, the pamor pattern of your blade may be Tebbabunga (equivalent to Lar Gangsir in Java), but it is not very clear.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th May 2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,375
Posted By Jean
I am not able to identify this pamor pattern, and...

I am not able to identify this pamor pattern, and I did not find any similar one in the book Senjata Pusaka Bugis.
IMO this blade does not originate from Sulawesi nor Sumatra/ Malaysia but rather...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th May 2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,813
Posted By Jean
Thank you and yes, ivory materials is very...

Thank you and yes, ivory materials is very possible but the small pits on the reverse side may indicate bone. By the way the hilt is placed in the reverse position.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th May 2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,813
Posted By Jean
Hello Sidj, Please show us detailed pictures of...

Hello Sidj,
Please show us detailed pictures of the top part of the warangka (front, rear, and top sides, taken at a right angle) for better identification of the materials.
Regards
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th May 2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,813
Posted By Jean
An interesting kris probably from Lombok, the...

An interesting kris probably from Lombok, the hilt depicts a demon which may be Ravana. The blade would benefit from warangan treating indeed, the ivory warangka in kekandikan style is discolored on...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 17th May 2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,414
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, Regarding the top part of the...

Hello Alan,
Regarding the top part of the scabbard, Neka calls it sampir/ warangka (page 52) and Djelenga calls it angkup (page 288).
I have several uwers from Bali/ Lombok with pink stones (see...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th May 2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,414
Posted By Jean
Hello Alan, The sampir of this kris was...

Hello Alan,
The sampir of this kris was replaced by the Dutch seller, it was in sampiran/ bancihan/ jamprahan style originally.
I have no clue about the origin of the pendok as well but it is...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 16th May 2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,414
Posted By Jean
See a similar style of silver pendok with a flat...

See a similar style of silver pendok with a flat buntut for a Bali/ Lombok kris and which has some age.
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