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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th January 2021, 10:22 PM
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Views: 5,216
Posted By gp
just new in my collection 4 sets: bone, brass and...

just new in my collection 4 sets: bone, brass and steel, nickel plated

white bone: length 20,3 cm, forks 19 cm
green bone: length 21,3 cm, forks 20,8 cm
Forum: Swap Forum 9th January 2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 198
Posted By gp
books for sales

as I was looking for a rare book, I noticed that the Met museum has a lot of legal free downloads .

Not only the specific book I was looking for, but also on other arms and armour. Hence I want to...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 9th January 2021, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,337
Posted By gp
many, especially rugby lovers, know the famous...

many, especially rugby lovers, know the famous Haka of the Kiwi's ...
but this one I dare say is more interesting as it shows the dancers in full regalia...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th January 2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,337
Posted By gp
talking Celts.... here some lasses who...

talking Celts....

here some lasses who commemorate the heavy price their Alba ancestors paid at Culloden

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c8ajzk5bAg
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 5th January 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,337
Posted By gp
and after all those dances from far away, now 2...

and after all those dances from far away, now 2 from my cousins in Belgium:

ancient ones and originating from the Middle Ages with Celtic influences...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2021, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By gp
Battara is correct: it definitely is Balkan and a...

Battara is correct: it definitely is Balkan and a copper version of the Bosnian Bichaq.

This narrows the origin down to Serbian Also based upon similar copper cold weapons like the little women's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd January 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 341
Posted By gp
pencak / pentjak weapons

Although there are many collectors of Indonesian cold weapons with a lot of knowledge on the item itself here, I hardly read about their origin, i.e. noble art in which they were used. Not taking...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 2nd January 2021, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,337
Posted By gp
beautiful the kampilan dance; such elegance ! the...

beautiful the kampilan dance; such elegance ! the left hand movements / technique at 1:53 reminds me of my old pentjak silat days, many years ago...


here a silat sword dance :...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 1st January 2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,337
Posted By gp
native American war dance...

native American war dance :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-stkMRVkCIU

another one in which the weapon ( axe) has similarities with the pre columbian axe from the Maya and Aztecs....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By gp
and secondly from Southern Dalmatia ( Konavje and...

and secondly from Southern Dalmatia ( Konavje and Dubrovnik) where these earrings are still made and given to the girls ( as I did for my daughter years ago when she became 16...)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By gp
and some pics that the art is still alive and...

and some pics that the art is still alive and being made to the present day, first some jewelry from Sarajevo
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By gp
here some pics of antique filigree from Bosnia; a...

here some pics of antique filigree from Bosnia; a bichaq and a belt
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th December 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,226
Posted By gp
Respect and a deep bow to you for your filigree...

Respect and a deep bow to you for your filigree work, especially as it was autodidact /self-taught

Filigree, an art found mostly by seafaring nations; the Dutch coast (Sealand), Portugal and...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 29th November 2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,989
Posted By gp
It is the principle to use religion and culture...

It is the principle to use religion and culture to justify something immoral I wanted to address.

And yes, I might have put it a little harsh but guess a wake up call was needed here :

the sound of...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 28th November 2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,989
Posted By gp
sickening to show this pics and justify these...

sickening to show this pics and justify these items

as for " religious foundations": these can also be applied to the inquisition, burning of witches, abuse of women and children ....very bright...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By gp
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By gp
indeed there has been some inspiration in the...

indeed there has been some inspiration in the late 60ies and 70ies by and from travellers to Africa, Arabia and Asia and their stories and cultures to the likes of Moorcock and Hawkwind / Hawklords...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th November 2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By gp
a few Bali pics; 2 wooden statues from 1940-...

a few Bali pics;

2 wooden statues from 1940- early 1950 and one stone statue from a temple
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th November 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By gp
why not go to the source directly ? Pura Agung...

why not go to the source directly ?

Pura Agung Jagatnatha; museum and temple in Denpasar

phone : +62 361 431229
web: https://www.denpasarkota.go.id/
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th November 2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,082
Posted By gp
Nothing special actually, just a tradition which...

Nothing special actually, just a tradition which is centuries old in Bali.
Bali is known by its inhabitants as Island of the Gods.
Their sacred connection is also made by (offering) flowers like...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th November 2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,133
Posted By gp
What ‘bout Michael Moorcock’s “Eternal Champion”...

What ‘bout Michael Moorcock’s “Eternal Champion” cyclus with his Stormbringer and Black sword ...Elric of Melniboné, Hawkmoon, von Bek
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 31,495
Posted By gp
nice one Geoff ! just received my smallest...

nice one Geoff !

just received my smallest bichaq ever :)
which made up 10 times my auction experience and "lost" lot

total length 18 cm
blade 10 cm
ferrule 1 cm and steel; unlike all others...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th November 2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By gp
thank you as well Geoff ! BR Gunar

thank you as well Geoff !



BR

Gunar
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 31,495
Posted By gp
and now something else... a very nice overview...

and now something else...


a very nice overview containing some Ottoman cold weapons:

http://www.banatheritage.com/english/images/Publications/ColdArms.pdf
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th November 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,051
Posted By gp
here 3 vintage Surmene daggers (15- 24 -33...

here 3 vintage Surmene daggers (15- 24 -33 cm)

and a new one ( black coloured) as they are still being made today known in Turkish as surmene bicagi

as for not sharp: from a damage perspective a...
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