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Padri gun westenenk

The Padri Gun by Westenenk

Translation from the 1908 Dutch language article by Louis Constant Westenenk.
Balinese keris of Ferdinand Blok

Balinese keris of Ferdinand Blok

The 9-luk blade of strong proportions is engraved with the face of a demon.
Aceh Peurise shield logo

Large Aceh peurise

A very fine and exceptionally large example fo the Aceh rattan shield.
Nias Balatu salà logo

Balatu salà

South Nias word for a specific type of sword.
Nias zoomorphic pommel

Niòbawa lawölò

Nias word for zoomorphic sword hilts with an open mouth with fangs.
Nias belatu logo

A South Nias belatu salà

Rare sword from the headhunters of Nias. Complete with talismanic basket and belt hook.
Sikin panjang with inlaid blade

Fine inlaid sikin panjang

Complete example with the rarer feature of inlays at the base of the blade.
South Sulawesi sword VOC marked blade

Sulawesi sword with VOC blade

A very good sword from South Sulawesi (Celebes) with silver mounts and a dated VOC blade.
Javanese tiger hilt sword

Tiger hilt sword with VOC blade

With Dutch VOC blade, marked with the Amsterdam monogram.
Preanger gobang sword with dated VOC blade logo

Preanger sword with VOC blade

Blade marked with VOC Amsterdam monogram, and the year 1769.
West Javanese gobang

West-Javanese gobang

The sword of the Sundanese people of the Preanger highlands.
Dutch military m19898 saber in Sumatran hilt logo

Sumatran hilted Dutch saber

Using a possibly captured M1898 "klewang" blade.
old Javanese dagger with stiletto blade logo

West-Javanese stiletto dagger

Early piece with an unusual European-style stiletto blade.
Dayak blowgun

Sumpitan

Malay name for the Dayak blowgun.
Pending

Peranakan "pending" buckle

Belt buckle from West-Java, worn by Peranakan and wealthy Javanese women.
Palembang pedang benkok with twistcore blade

Palembang twist-core pedang

A Palembang style sword with a fine twist-core blade and carved hardwood scabbard.
Fine patterned sikin panjang logo

Very good sikin panjang

Its blade with very fine and complex pamor, brought out by a polish.
Peranakan silver belt buckle logo

Fine Peranakan belt buckle

This style was produced in Tangerang, just West of Batavia, now Jakarta.
Padri gun logo

A Padri carbine

An unusual variety, shortened to carbine size, with a chicken wing wood stock.
Cockspur case

Indonesian cockfighting spurs in box

Weapons not for man, but for an unfortunate rooster. Retired, in a hardwood box.
Madura keris

Old Madura keris

With carved wooden hilt with a beautiful deep patina. Blade in old finish.
Bali tombak logo

Balinese spearhead with scabbard

With fine twist-core pamor and carved wooden scabbard.
Peudeueng logo

Acehnese peudeueng

With Hindu style basket hilt and local blade in European style.
Sukul nganga hilt

Sukul nganga

A type of Batak sword hilt.
Kalasan

Kalasan

A type of Batak sword
Batak sword logo

A Karo Batak kalasan sword

An almost textbook example of a silver-plated kalasan.
Toba Batak sword logo

Toba Batak sword

With cast-bronze guarding figure hilt.
Glupa icon

Glupa / Gloepa

Acehnese word for a golden crown at the base of swords and daggers.
Sikin panjang golden crown logo

Sikin panjang with golden crown

In original condition and period finish. Some losses, no repairs.
Balinese keris logo

Balinese keris

A classic example with an older blade and timaha wood scabbard.
Peudeueng logo

Peudeueng

An Acehnese type of saber
Javanese trisula logo

Javanese gold overlaid spear blade

Once part of a trisula, made on Java in the 17th century.
Acehnese rencong

Rencong

An Acehnese type of thrusting dagger.
Sumatran rencong dagger logo

An Acehnese rencong

A peculiar form of dagger found on the northern part of the island of Sumatra.
Kudi logo

Kudi

Indonesian word for a peculiar weapon/farming tool.
Blunderbuss logo

Kěmura

Acehnese word for blunderbuss.
Indonesian Blunderbuss

An Indonesian blunderbuss

Of Chinese manufacture, traded widely and used gainst the Dutch during the Aceh Wars in 1873–1904.
Kudi bares logo

Kudi bares

Indonesian word for a peculiar farming tool.
Kudi tranchang logo

A rare kudi trantang

A rare variation of one of the rarest forms of Indonesian arms.
Palembang sword with European blade logo

A Palembang sword with British blade

With finely carved horn hilt, silver mounts and reshaped European blade.
Padri gun logo

Padri gun

Padri gun is the name of a Malay matchlock.
Nias Telogu

Telögu

Nias word for a specific type of sword.
Nias belatu logo

Belatu

Generic Nias word for "knife" or "sword".
Nias telogu logo

A fine south Nias telögu

With rare pale buffalo horn hilt with gold alloy inlays.