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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Gustav
Ian, thank you. I wasn't accurate enough while...

Ian, thank you.

I wasn't accurate enough while taking the first pictures - they aren't taken from exactly abowe the Kris, and Kris itself doesn't lay perfectly parallely to the ground.

Here is a...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Gustav
While searching, I did find an interesting...

While searching, I did find an interesting thread.

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=23183&highlight=sulu+kris

Both blades presented here have roughly the same style of Greneng as...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd October 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Gustav
Ian, actually my blade also has this angle...

Ian,

actually my blade also has this angle (called Condong Leleh on Javanese Keris), and a Maguindanao blade I have has almost exactly or exactly the same angle.

It may be true on 20th cent....
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st October 2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Gustav
Jose and Ian, thank you! Exactly, the bigger...

Jose and Ian, thank you!

Exactly, the bigger size is a point.

Regarding this kris, I am particularly interested in the feature, which Javanese call "elefants lip" on Keris, under the "trunk" and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th September 2020, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 783
Posted By Gustav
Kris - Sulu, Maguindanao, or...?

Gentlemen,

for your consideration a kris, blade 58,3 cm, 21 Luk.
Is it a Sulu or perhaps a Maguindanao kris? Your age estimations?

There are remnants of green colour on handle bindings. The pommel...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,738
Posted By Gustav
1908 happened the Puputan in Klungkung, the last...

1908 happened the Puputan in Klungkung, the last independent Balinese kingdom. After that many things changed, and some of these things subsequently had influence on Keris dress.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,738
Posted By Gustav
Now - of course, there are a plenty of them....

Now - of course, there are a plenty of them.

What interests me is Bali before 1908.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd September 2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,738
Posted By Gustav
Jasper J.E., who started to gather his...

Jasper J.E., who started to gather his information at the very beginning of 1900'ties and published his book with Mas Pirngadie in 1930, states, that Kocet-Kocetan hilt was called Kusia in...
Forum: Swap Forum 13th September 2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you!

Sold, thank you!
Forum: Swap Forum 13th September 2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Gustav
Seated on the left a Teuku Kali Malikon Ade.

Seated on the left a Teuku Kali Malikon Ade.
Forum: Swap Forum 13th September 2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By Gustav
Sikin Panjang

For sale a very fine Sikin Panjang from Aceh, North Sumatra, second half of 19.cent.

Overall length: 69,5 cm
Blade length: 53 cm
Blade width at the forte: 3,7 cm
at the tip: 4...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 11th September 2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,159
Posted By Gustav
A couple of older images, surely they all are...

A couple of older images, surely they all are already posted somewhere in the forum...

Picture with three guys - Kachin, Felice Beato, around 1880.
Picture with two guys - Shan, collection Fritz...
Forum: Swap Forum 5th September 2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you.

Sold, thank you.
Forum: Swap Forum 5th September 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By Gustav
Ngombe sword

For sale a Ngombe sword form Congo, according to information gathered in this forum it is an earlier one, around 1920.

Asking eur 120 + shipment.

Please PM or e-mail me at...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 27th August 2020, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,062
Posted By Gustav
Yes Alan, I also thought about it. There are...

Yes Alan, I also thought about it.

There are even more tripartite elements - the central blade appears to be triangular (we see it clearly on Michael's Trisula), it has three swellings.

Of...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,062
Posted By Gustav
In case this Trisula is not a later forgery, it...

In case this Trisula is not a later forgery, it could be quite a lot older then Michael's one (and has some substantial differences). It looks like an excavated object.

This might be a hint that the...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,062
Posted By Gustav
...

https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47dd-cbd8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

The New York Public Library, Digital Collections

Java: Antiquities. Origin unknown. Hindu and Buddhist subjects:...
Forum: Swap Forum 9th August 2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,570
Posted By Gustav
Bump - offers accepted.

Bump - offers accepted.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 1st August 2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By Gustav
Sold, thank you.

Sold, thank you.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 20th July 2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By Gustav
On hold.

On hold.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 19th July 2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,312
Posted By Gustav
Keris Malela for sale

Have to let some Keris go, and will start with a Keris Malela from Northern Malay peninsula, Terengganu or Kelantan.

Overall length 46,5 cm, blade 37,5. Blade appears to be heat threated (sepuh) for...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,597
Posted By Gustav
If I may suggest, just search for...

If I may suggest, just search for "chenangkas" and go to the thread "Piso Podang Batak or Borneo?" from 2011 please.
Forum: Swap Forum 1st June 2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,570
Posted By Gustav
Qajar (?) bifurcated finial

For sale a Qajar (?) finial, total length about 45 cm.
Wood remnants still inside the socket.

Asking EUR 100 + shipment.

If interested, please PM or e-mail me at gustavfriedrich@hotmail.com

Thank...
Forum: European Armoury 28th May 2020, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,547
Posted By Gustav
The problem with this coat of arms is that the...

The problem with this coat of arms is that the gate is closed. Otherwise it could also be Bratislawa/Pressburg.

It could be a parade sword of an official marching band, because of the lyre depicted...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th April 2020, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,897
Posted By Gustav
Hello CharlesS, a beautiful...

Hello CharlesS,

a beautiful patisthanaya.

Regarding the holes - see one example sold by Peter Dekker,
Also an interesting article about Sinhalese lacquer...
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