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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th November 2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By Amuk Murugul
CORRECTION!

Hullo everybody! :)

Just correcting a mistake made in haste.
The second photo in my previous post is not correct. Attached is the correct one.
Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th November 2022, 07:25 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 52,988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Soenda Regents in Formal Attire

Hullo everybody! :)

Just dropping in these photos. They may be informative for someone.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 21st October 2022, 03:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,935
Posted By Amuk Murugul
And the winner is .........

Hullo everybody! :)

I am confident that the person in post#1 is RTPandji GondoKoesoemo.
The reason I was hesitant was that the photo in my post#25 (RT SoetaDiNingrat) looked similar.
It turns...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 18th October 2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,935
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo jagabuwana! :) You are correct. My...

Hullo jagabuwana! :)

You are correct.
My apologies to everybody.
I should’ve been more thorough.
I got the name from two separate websites, so I thought it was OK.
Anyway, I had to dig into...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th October 2022, 11:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,935
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo John! :) A bit LATE, but I hope it's...

Hullo John! :)

A bit LATE, but I hope it's still of use to somebody.
The photos are of Pangéran Radén Adipati Aria PrawiraDiradja II (regent, Keboepatén Tjiandjoer, 1861-1910) and family.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 13th October 2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 52,988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEHOENG PANGÉRAN PAPAK

Hullo everybody! :)

Just dropping this in. May be of use to someone.

Best,


DOEHOENG Pangéran Papak (aka "Lam Lam Ha" Galeuh Pakoean / Ki Dongkol) :

Current location: reputedly with...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th July 2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,180
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Ian::) The item you refer to is a...

Hullo Ian::)

The item you refer to is a golok beubeut-njéré/bandoel/lamang from Soenda (western Java).
It has a stereotypical djéngkol-sahoeloe handle (the "nodule" appearing to jut out from the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,180
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Tjékér Kidang

Hullo naturalist! :)

FYI ..... By way of example, the item on the left (see attached photo) has what I would call a classic Tjékér Kidang.
Enjoy!

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th July 2022, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 11,820
Posted By Amuk Murugul
GOLOK SOELANGKAR/TJIOMAS

Hullo everybody! :)

Just some info about Golok Tjiomas:

Back in the day, the most famous/notorious “fighting” golok among the Soenda was Golok Tjiomas.
It was known for its keenness and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2022, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,760
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo naturalist! :) To my eyes, the blade...

Hullo naturalist! :)

To my eyes, the blade is generically a Sintoeng (spathe). When polished brightly, I can accept it as "bening" (shiny). ;)

Best,
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th July 2022, 01:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,760
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo naturalist! :) In my understanding: ...

Hullo naturalist! :)

In my understanding:
Meaning of "paoet njéré":
Visualise extricating a palm leaflet-spine from a tied bundle of them (usually used as a broom). The extraction is effected by...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2022, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo naturalist! :) Wiloedjeng. Pangésto. ...

Hullo naturalist! :)

Wiloedjeng. Pangésto.
Your question is hard to answer, requiring research.
It depends on when the badi was first adopted/adapted by the Soenda. Then, one has to reconcile...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd July 2022, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,838
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Badi: Buitenzorg/Bogor & Indramajoe respectively. (photo ca. 1923)

Hullo naturalist! :)

Just thought I'd drop this old picture, showing other examples of badi (western Java).

LEFT:
overall length: 40.5cm.
blade length: 23.5cm; widest pt. 1.9cm.

RIGHT:
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 30th June 2022, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,180
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo naturalist! :) I will agree that...

Hullo naturalist! :)

I will agree that reading materials are rather hard to find.
Soenda "cosmology" is a bit like a jigsaw puzzle. Usually one (or more) piece(s) is(are) under the guardianship...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2022, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,180
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo naturalist! :) “belutan” = eel-like. ...

Hullo naturalist! :)

“belutan” = eel-like.

Of course, as the owner of the piece, you have the right to name the handle as you will.
However, I follow a “pakem” that dates back to at least the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,856
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo naturalist! :) Sawangsoelna! ;) The...

Hullo naturalist! :)

Sawangsoelna! ;)
The original “pariaman” design was a representation of a makara with a maned elephant-head.
In the ensuing centuries, the basic design has “evolved”.
...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th June 2022, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,856
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hope this helps

Hullo,

ref.:http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showpost.php?p=177329&postcount=1

Sandangan = style of wearing/dress
Pariaman = popular carving form
Tarawangan = pierced
Parahu nangkub = up-turned...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd April 2022, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,875
Posted By Amuk Murugul
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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd April 2022, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,875
Posted By Amuk Murugul
http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=271...

http://www.vikingsword.com/vb/showthread.php?t=27112&highlight=dongkol
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st April 2022, 10:01 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 52,988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo everybody! :) Just thought I'd drop...

Hullo everybody! :)

Just thought I'd drop this one in. My take on these prevously-discussed objects. (Pardon the crypticism.)
May be of use to somebody.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 25th December 2021, 10:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 52,988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
SANG PADAM TOEMANGGOENG

Hullo again Gustav, :)

Here's another one I am sure you're familiar with.

Best of season's greetings!
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th December 2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 52,988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
Hullo Gustav, As you well know, during the life...

Hullo Gustav,
As you well know, during the life of a blade, it may undergo various changes of dress. When undergone properly, of course they should always fit ‘perfectly’.
By 'original', I mean as...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 24th December 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 52,988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEHOENG SANG NALÉNDRAPOETRA PREMANA

Hullo everybody! :)

Update for 1st picture of post #63 above.

Best,
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 19th December 2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 52,988
Posted By Amuk Murugul
DOEHOENG SANG WANGSADITIA

Hullo everybody! :)

Just thought I’d post about this familiar item. It feels the appropriate place. I’m sure better and more detailed pictures are available elsewhere in this room.

blade:...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 7th December 2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,981
Posted By Amuk Murugul
PASANGAN (pairs)

Hullo everybody! :)

Another snap op.

From top-to-bottom: Bedog (chopper)TJIKEROEH; Pedang Moro (deer-/tiger-hunting sword)TJIKEROEH; Pedang Abet (sabre)PARAHIYANGAN; Pedang Abet...
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