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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 5th July 2021, 04:13 PM
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Posted By TomHurstAntiques
This Seems to be a Konda knife in a Mabendi...

This Seems to be a Konda knife in a Mabendi sheath. Curious.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 22nd August 2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,498
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
I think this is South American Amazonian.

I think this is South American Amazonian.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 9th August 2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,557
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
I have a feeling that this could be Chokwe or...

I have a feeling that this could be Chokwe or somewhere around there.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th July 2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,469
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Any Ideas?

Any Ideas?
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th July 2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,058
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
I think this is a Benin tobacco a pouch.

I think this is a Benin tobacco a pouch.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 8th July 2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,469
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Identification of Indian or African ivory object.

This is 10.5cm tall and has a lot of age. I assume the holes are for looping through string. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th January 2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,396
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Here is a very old Mandau toggle/amulet.

Here is a very old Mandau toggle/amulet.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th January 2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,223
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
That's fantastic. Thank you both so much for your...

That's fantastic. Thank you both so much for your help. The patination is what did it for me.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 13th January 2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,223
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Thank you very much for your thoughts.

Thank you very much for your thoughts.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 12th January 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,075
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
I believed that this is a currency scythe from...

I believed that this is a currency scythe from the Kirdi tribe in Cameroon.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 12th January 2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,223
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Dayak hornbill identification. What is it?

I know that this is dayak and made of hornbill but I can't work out what it actually is. These are usually earrings and have the bent over top and no hole. Can anyone help please?
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 21st June 2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,622
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Thank you for all your knowledge. I will...

Thank you for all your knowledge.
I will update it soon.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 20th June 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,622
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Eastern knives for identification please.

I know that one of these is a Shona dagger and another is possibly a Chinese currency sword. Iím not sure what the others are. Moroccan? Jambiyas? Any information would be greatly apriciated.
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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 27th May 2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,407
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
African Dagger for ID

I have just purchased this dagger but I am unsure of itís exact origin. I was woundering if someone could help me identify it. I think itís sudanese.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 15th December 2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,796
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Translation please.

Is there any way that this could be translated please? I think this is a form of the Dayak language.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th December 2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,648
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th December 2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,796
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
paddle identification please

I have recently bought these paddles and I am not sure where they come from come from. They look to me to be Indonesian, maybe Dayak with the painting.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 31st August 2017, 05:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,823
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Where is this helmet mask from please?

Where is this helmet mask from, please?

Is this an Igala helmet mask?

It looks quite old.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 29th July 2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,227
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
This has a lovely patination and the wood is a...

This has a lovely patination and the wood is a great dark colour.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 14th July 2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,660
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Thanks Sajen

Thanks Sajen
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 13th July 2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,660
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Thanks Colin Henshaw

Thanks Colin Henshaw
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 10th July 2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,660
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Cool Is this beaded Knife also Shona.

Is this beaded knife Shona?
I haven't been able to find any similar.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 21st March 2016, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,699
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Can anyone help me identify this mask please?

I was wondering if anyone could help me identify where this mask is from please. Thanks.
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 26th February 2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,015
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Thank you so much for your comments they have...

Thank you so much for your comments they have been a huge help.
So glad you think it is not a tourists piece.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 15th February 2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,648
Posted By TomHurstAntiques
Thank you so much for your help. Its a really...

Thank you so much for your help.
Its a really romantic notion but I think your probably right.
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