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Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 22nd July 2021, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Saracen
Yes, of course. "White Bedouin" is the name of a...

Yes, of course. "White Bedouin" is the name of a statuette by Kathleen Scott, for which Lawrence of Arabia posed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st July 2021, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Saracen
I like the idea of RenRen. The motif of the...

I like the idea of RenRen. The motif of the incoming waves is visible. Just that the ornament on the fabric is distributed over the area , and on the blade in one line. But it looks very much like...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th July 2021, 06:13 PM
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Posted By Saracen
Such things happen more often, although this does...

Such things happen more often, although this does not make them any less amazing.
Don't need to be a little black Ibrahim Petrovich :) to keep in touch with the culture of a foreign country that...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th July 2021, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Saracen
You wouldn't say that people couldn't just...

You wouldn't say that people couldn't just travel, would you? :)
Anytime.
I do not think that the analysis of wood can give a reliable result, even if its origin is established. There are many...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th July 2021, 11:52 PM
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Posted By Saracen
Why do you exclude the work of a master who was...

Why do you exclude the work of a master who was taken out of the colony in the metropole? Only some elements have Ceylon shades, the overall composition is Dutch.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 17th July 2021, 05:44 PM
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Posted By Saracen
This link seems obvious to me. Some stylistic...

This link seems obvious to me. Some stylistic elements of this image of a lion have obvious traditional features, which can be seen, for example, on the pommel of the kastane sword. Probably the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th July 2021, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Saracen
I think it's a Sinhala lion. Maybe there is some...

I think it's a Sinhala lion. Maybe there is some connection with Dutch Ceylon?
Then that piece is not younger than the end of the 18th century.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th July 2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,800
Posted By Saracen
If the rust has already penetrated under the...

If the rust has already penetrated under the koftgari, then these areas of the koftgari can no longer be saved.
So just lubricate with oil and stop the active rust.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 3rd July 2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Saracen
Thank you very much, kwiatek. The second seal...

Thank you very much, kwiatek.
The second seal caused many doubts, but your help put an end to these doubts.
Thank you again for the translation of the first seal and for the clarity of about the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,139
Posted By Saracen
This is completely my fault. I couldn't explain...

This is completely my fault. I couldn't explain my thought.
Thank you for "reprofiled":)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 25th June 2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,139
Posted By Saracen
Hi, Jim. Probably my English played a cruel joke,...

Hi, Jim. Probably my English played a cruel joke, but we are not discussing alternative hilts installed on the Khyber knife.
I was talking about the khanda blade or, perhaps, firangi blade, which...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Saracen
Alternatively: the khanda (firangi) blade was...

Alternatively: the khanda (firangi) blade was broken at the hilt, and the khyber knife handle was formed again closer to the hole.
And the bartender didn't even have to drill a hole to nail the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2021, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,139
Posted By Saracen
I agree that this Khyber knife could have been...

I agree that this Khyber knife could have been nailed to the wall, since there are so many of you, supporters of this idea, and Ariel is with you )
Only the secondary use of the blade is really not...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th June 2021, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Saracen
Yes. To make it possible to read the inscriptions...

Yes. To make it possible to read the inscriptions
Regards
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,019
Posted By Saracen
In another cartouche, perhaps,...

In another cartouche, perhaps, "Mashallah"
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 20th June 2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Saracen
Thank you, Norman. I also don't understand...

Thank you, Norman.
I also don't understand much about it, because I hope that something can clarify the translation.
I really hope that this topic will be seen by dear Kwiatek and we will learn...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th June 2021, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By Saracen
Thanks! Your postal duck just arrived (ما شاء...

Thanks! Your postal duck just arrived (ما شاء الله), and was immediately sent back with a reply message :)
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th June 2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By Saracen
Hi, GP. Thank you for your recommendation. If it...

Hi, GP. Thank you for your recommendation. If it is not difficult, please write me these books in PM.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 19th June 2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By Saracen
I have not passed by photos of the XIX century...

I have not passed by photos of the XIX century for a long time. Only I prefer stereo photos. And then I look at them in the evenings through an old stereoscope. They give an amazing effect of being...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th June 2021, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,013
Posted By Saracen
Two personal stamps

Good day to all.
Presumably Ottoman personal stamps. Please help with the translation of the text.
I would be very grateful for any of your opinions and information about these things. Assessment...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 17th June 2021, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By Saracen
Jambiyas are known in Western India, but as far...

Jambiyas are known in Western India, but as far as I know, they did not spread beyond the nearest points to the Arabian Peninsula in India, places of active trade: Gujarat and the coast of...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 16th June 2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By Saracen
Yes, what I like about Oriental weapons is that...

Yes, what I like about Oriental weapons is that you often can't see where the weapon ends and the work of art begins. :)
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th June 2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By Saracen
Some elements of the ornament of this khanjar...

Some elements of the ornament of this khanjar stylistically remind me of the elements characteristic of the Afghan weapons of the turn of the 19-20 century. I think the place of manufacture of this...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th June 2021, 05:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,792
Posted By Saracen
You can download this work of Vakhtang Kiziria...

You can download this work of Vakhtang Kiziria and Irakly Bakradze in English by the link here:
...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th June 2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,351
Posted By Saracen
Thank you, Ariel and Jim, for recommending this...

Thank you, Ariel and Jim, for recommending this book. I didn't know about her.
You characterized her so vividly, for me now it is an instruction to read)
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