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Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 29th August 2022, 01:44 AM
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Posted By SidJ
Thanks David Could you elaborate on what actual...

Thanks David
Could you elaborate on what actual evidence you are looking for that would lead you be satisfied this is by the said Empu? That might be useful in shedding more light on the matter....
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th August 2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,617
Posted By SidJ
Yes there are damages to the dress but this is...

Yes there are damages to the dress but this is not uncommon as they are fragile and this has suffered in a Western setting of commercial trade that did not appreciate its fragility.The dress itself...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th August 2022, 09:57 AM
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Posted By SidJ
Pamor Mayang Mekar

Pamor Mayang Mekar
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 28th August 2022, 09:55 AM
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Views: 1,617
Posted By SidJ
Thanks I am advised this one is made by the...

Thanks
I am advised this one is made by the late Empu Djeno Harumbrojo. In my view the dress is original to the blade.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2022, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,617
Posted By SidJ
Keris for identification

Hi
Any help on the age type pamor and quality of this keris pls?
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 26th August 2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,263
Posted By SidJ
My daughter who is 12 when holding old keris can...

My daughter who is 12 when holding old keris can in some cases feel ceetain sensations like a feeling of warmth, Prickling of fingers, etc and once even told ne she could feel the keris waking up. I...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th August 2022, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By SidJ
Info sought on this Mandau please

Hi
I would be grateful for advice on the type and age of this Borneo sword please. Single bevel. Copper wire binding. Wood hilt. Very sharp edge. 8mm thick spine at hilt.
Thanks
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 22nd July 2022, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,726
Posted By SidJ
Thanks for clarifying. I am grateful.

Thanks for clarifying. I am grateful.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2022, 02:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,017
Posted By SidJ
Gustav see pic

Gustav see pic
Forum: Swap Forum 10th July 2022, 02:04 PM
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Views: 1,079
Posted By SidJ
Looking for Shan dha or similar

Hi
Looking for Shan dha or other similar swords from this region.
Cheers
Sid
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,726
Posted By SidJ
Pls can someone explain what Jambi is? Is it a...

Pls can someone explain what Jambi is? Is it a type of wood or ivory? Thanks
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,229
Posted By SidJ
In the UK the Ivory Act 2018 is now in force. A...

In the UK the Ivory Act 2018 is now in force. A search will bring up the Act online. Government guidance on the application of the Act is also available. The Act only applies to tusks from living...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 10th July 2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By SidJ
Thanks for your comments thus far. Yes It is the...

Thanks for your comments thus far. Yes It is the lower part of the scabbard and not the atasan that looks older. I will test the uwer fitting for gold too.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th July 2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By SidJ
The wrangka appears to have some age to it in my...

The wrangka appears to have some age to it in my view. I think the keris is late 19th century. It is 67cm overall in length in the scabbard.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 9th July 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,308
Posted By SidJ
Bali keris pedang

Here is an old well made keris. Your views are welcomed.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2022, 02:21 PM
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Views: 438,900
Posted By SidJ
Warlpiri family, Australia, 1920s. I love this...

Warlpiri family, Australia, 1920s. I love this image. The physique of that warrior is impressive.
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th June 2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,904
Posted By SidJ
Here is one of mine without a kaudi.

Here is one of mine without a kaudi.
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 24th June 2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,709
Posted By SidJ
No longer available

No longer available
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd June 2022, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,417
Posted By SidJ
attached are the pics from Cat. 82 showing a...

attached are the pics from Cat. 82 showing a keris with pamor Santa for comparison.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 23rd June 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,417
Posted By SidJ
Bali keris pamor identification

Hello
Please could you help with identifying the pamor on this keris? I was told it is Kupu Tarung(Fighting Butterflies). However in Catalogue 82 of Alan Maisey I think I can see a similar pamor on...
Forum: Keris Swap Forum 2nd June 2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,709
Posted By SidJ
Antique Bali keris for sale

Hello, I have an antique Bali keris for sale. I am told the Pamor type is Kupu Tarung - Fighting Butterflies. The blade length is 44 cm. Overall length is 56cm. Hilt has grip of human hair. Very good...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st June 2022, 09:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,017
Posted By SidJ
True but at least he enjoyed them till the end...

True but at least he enjoyed them till the end and did not face dissolving his collection himself. It matters nought to him that the price achieved was lower. He had gone by then and his kids still...
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 1st June 2022, 01:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,017
Posted By SidJ
Thanks Alan, I wont be selling it. I will pass...

Thanks Alan,
I wont be selling it. I will pass on the liability to my children to deal with after I am promoted (or more likely demoted). Interestingly, this piece was the last ivory item the...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 1st June 2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,780
Posted By SidJ
Those depressions contained circular raised metal...

Those depressions contained circular raised metal button like fixtures.
Forum: Keris Warung Kopi 31st May 2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,017
Posted By SidJ
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