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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 6th November 2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Peter Andeweg
The shape of the hilt is a 'Yali', often...

The shape of the hilt is a 'Yali', often described as lion-griffin hybrid and is commonly seen on bronze hilted daggers from South India (Tanjore, Tamil and Mysore region) in the 17th and 18th...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st October 2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I would suggest Birma or Thailand. The shape of...

I would suggest Birma or Thailand. The shape of the blade and scabbard are quite common in those regions. The stag hilt is also seen on some ''village quality'' knifes from this region, but it's...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th October 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I had been searching online for a comparable...

I had been searching online for a comparable example, but they are indeed hard to find. I noticed one example in a Facebook post, but was unable to find it.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th October 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,507
Posted By Peter Andeweg
It's Javanese, worn by Keraton officials. Purely...

It's Javanese, worn by Keraton officials. Purely ceremonial and not ment for battle. They occasionally turn up on the market. All decorative features are typical for Java, the Garuda hilt and peacock...
Forum: Swap Forum 22nd September 2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 693
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Silver clad sewar

A fine silverclad sewar is now reduced in price, as so are several other items in my current inventory.

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Feel free to contact me...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th September 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Likely based on British design 1871 cavalry...

Likely based on British design 1871 cavalry pistol. Lower quality and self made examples were made in and shipped to the colonies.

Peter
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 11th September 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,819
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting keris, Coming from Sumatra. The...

Interesting keris,
Coming from Sumatra. The antropomorphic hilt is called Jawa-Demam and typical for the Palembang and Minankabau region. The scabbard and blade are in Panjang style, usually called...
Forum: European Armoury 29th August 2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,871
Posted By Peter Andeweg
An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the...

An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the quillons, I believe it could be French, influenced by the Egyptian campaign of Napoleon. The hilt resembles more to a camel then an eagle or phoenix to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th August 2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,403
Posted By Peter Andeweg
An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the...

An interesting set. Looking at the ends of the quillons, I believe it could be French, influenced by the Egyptian campaign of Napoleon. The hilt resembles more to a camel then an eagle or phoenix to...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,027
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Nice example, looking at the patina and wear,...

Nice example, looking at the patina and wear, 19th century is most plausible.

Peter
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th August 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,008
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I am not able to translate the Gujarati script,...

I am not able to translate the Gujarati script, but I believe this example belongs to the Bikaner armory in Fort Chintamani. Confiscated weapons were numbered for the Bikaner armory with these...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th August 2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,616
Posted By Peter Andeweg
An excellent example of a Turkish region Ottoman...

An excellent example of a Turkish region Ottoman Khanjar. Dating from the mid 19th century.
Forum: Swap Forum 17th June 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,678
Posted By Peter Andeweg
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,598
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Good thing to see the blade was not cut down. I...

Good thing to see the blade was not cut down. I once had a Greek bichaq which was a cut down yataghan blade and it reminded me. I could not clearly see the tip of your example, so that's why I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th June 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,598
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting example, could the blade been made...

Interesting example, could the blade been made from a cut down yataghan? the fuller seems to run through down the tip. The date is later than 1717, more likely around 1800 or later.
Nice example...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th May 2020, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,930
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Interesting Katar, looking at the typical and...

Interesting Katar, looking at the typical and very scarce tiger pattern in koftgari, I would suggest this Katar was probably linked to 'Tipu Sultan' the 'Tiger of Misore' many of his personal...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th May 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,841
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Indeed as mentioned a Pedang Suduk (Maru). They...

Indeed as mentioned a Pedang Suduk (Maru). They can be quite old, but the early examples used to have better quality fittings and hilt. I would date it somewhere in the 19th century. Looking at the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th April 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 24,282
Posted By Peter Andeweg
I'm 29 years of age. After a period in the...

I'm 29 years of age. After a period in the military, it all started about 7 years ago to study and deal mostly in arms and armor. I spent the last 5 years in the study of oriental arms and armor...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th April 2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,946
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Its a pair of Chinese Shuangguo...

Its a pair of Chinese Shuangguo (雙鉤) Hook swords. They were mainly used by Martial Arts/Kung Fu practicers and street artists in the late Qing period. The old antique examples are well...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st March 2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,637
Posted By Peter Andeweg
Sorry Carlos, but this is clearly a modern...

Sorry Carlos, but this is clearly a modern replica. It's very crudely casted (some were poorly casted, but not this bad)
Many of these were casted and then dumped in the sea so to be sold as...
Forum: European Armoury 30th March 2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,131
Posted By Peter Andeweg
A 18th century French officers sword indeed, I...

A 18th century French officers sword indeed, I sold a similar example in 2017, some ballistoil applied with a soft toothbrush would really help conservate the gold.

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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd March 2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,404
Posted By Peter Andeweg
It's a Chinese spearhead. Likely Ming period...

It's a Chinese spearhead. Likely Ming period (1368-1644).
The form is typical for this period, but they were also manufactured later on in the same style. Yours looks old enough for late Ming...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 23rd February 2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,795
Posted By Peter Andeweg
A nice Sewar, also called 'Siwar'. The term...

A nice Sewar, also called 'Siwar'. The term Tumbok Lada is known for a look-a-like of the Sewar,but with different thicker hilt and more straight blade. the Sewar ha a more curved blade and slimmer...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th February 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,474
Posted By Peter Andeweg
To me it's a European hanger which may be used in...

To me it's a European hanger which may be used in colonial duty and had a locally rewinded hilt.

Best regards, Peter
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