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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2022, 10:25 PM
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Posted By Godfried
I don't know if the mandau was made at the same...

I don't know if the mandau was made at the same time as the Pisau. I read that in many cases the sword was handed in/sold without the pisau, which they kept for their own use.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st January 2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Godfried
Yes. I bought it in 2021 in combination with a...

Yes. I bought it in 2021 in combination with a Mandau at an auction in The Hague
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 28th December 2021, 10:41 PM
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Posted By Godfried
question about Pisau Raut

This Pisau Raut belongs to a Long Glat ( Bahau ) mandau from the area of ​​the "upper Mahakam" in the early 20th century.
I'm curious if anyone can comment on the red and black straps that wrap...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd November 2021, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,430
Posted By Godfried
The previous owner brought 34 Mandau's to...

The previous owner brought 34 Mandau's to Czerny's auction in Sarzana Italy. This was the only mandau that had the description PAMOR. That is all I know.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2021, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,430
Posted By Godfried
Could be but usually put with it then in the fat...

Could be but usually put with it then in the fat or oil. I personally think it was done in Borneo itself. If you are a european collector why would you blacken that mandau when e.g. the handle is...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st November 2021, 09:23 PM
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Views: 3,430
Posted By Godfried
Goeie dag Willem, I understand you are...

Goeie dag Willem,

I understand you are thinking of the crab motif because both the sheath and your drawing have "teeth" on one side. However, I also go for the Aso motif because (as far as I know)...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 11:52 PM
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Views: 3,430
Posted By Godfried
I thought of meteorite steel because the book of...

I thought of meteorite steel because the book of "the pagantribes of Borneo Volume 1" by Charles Hose on page 194 states that "thirty years ago nearly all the iron worked by the tribes of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 19th November 2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,430
Posted By Godfried
Hi Kai, Your explanation got me thinking and I...

Hi Kai,
Your explanation got me thinking and I scratched a tiny bit off the back of the sword. Indeed, "bare steel" emerged. Then wonder why Dayaks want to blacken the steel. At least it didn't...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th November 2021, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,430
Posted By Godfried
Question about black mandau

Underneath a mandau of which the blade is black. It doesn't seem like a pamor to me because the drawing of pamor is created by forging different types of steel together. I don't see any of that. nr-1...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By Godfried
Hello David You are absolutely right, but the...

Hello David
You are absolutely right, but the word Mandau is often used as an umbrella name for various dayak swords. That is why used in my question the word Mandau.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th November 2021, 09:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By Godfried
Thanks Kai. Unfortunately it is not known where...

Thanks Kai.
Unfortunately it is not known where exactly it comes from Brunei.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th November 2021, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,779
Posted By Godfried
Question: what type of mandau is this?

Does anyone know what kind of mandau this is?
Could it be a "Tilang Kamarau"? the back of this sword is the same as the front. The sword comes from Brunei. The motifs on the sword, handle and sheath...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th November 2021, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,430
Posted By Godfried
The other site.

The other site.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 8th November 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,430
Posted By Godfried
Is this a Langgai Tinggang

I bought this sword in Sibu (Sarawak) in 1982
I doubt it's a Langgai Tinggang because the "Krowit" looks different from the standard Krowits from the LT I've been looking at. In addition, the groove...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th November 2021, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,783
Posted By Godfried
Hello Godfried, Quote: I know Albert . I...

Hello Godfried,

Quote:
I know Albert . I spoke to him on Sunday at the "Tribal Art Fair" in Amsterdam.
Sure thing - from the quality you're collecting at, I assume you've been in direct contact...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,743
Posted By Godfried
Question about a Jimpul

I have a question about this Jimpul. The handle and sheath contain stylized shapes of items that I cannot identify. No-1: Someone who knew a lot about Krissen assumed that because of Arabic...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,783
Posted By Godfried
O.k. Thank you !

O.k. Thank you !
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd November 2021, 01:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,783
Posted By Godfried
Hi Kai, thanks for your reply. I know Albert . I...

Hi Kai, thanks for your reply. I know Albert . I spoke to him on Sunday at the "Tribal Art Fair" in Amsterdam.
The Mandau's are known to me. Nr-1 is a Mandau of the Long Glat (upper Mahakam) late...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 2nd November 2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,783
Posted By Godfried
Question about the scabbard of a mandau

Dear people, I am new here on the forum. I have been collecting Mandau's for several years now. I am now trying to figure out the symbols and motifs on the scabbard and handle of some of my mandauís....
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