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Rare and Authentic 14th Century Majapahit Empire Hanuman Terracotta Head, East Java near Trowulan

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Detail: Excavated in a cavern in eastern Java, near the once-capitol city of the Majapahit Empire, Trowulan. This particular piece was part of the Van de Hout collection. Maurius van den Hout was an official with the Dutch Indonesian government in the years prior to WW… Continue reading

Antique Brass Hand Bell, Tibet

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Detail: Two brass figures, back-to-back form the handle. I believe one of the figures is Hanuman. Fantastic engravings on the bell itself. Circa late- 1800’s. In very good condition.

Mahogany or Ireng Hanuman Fighting a Dragon, Indonesia

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Detail: Hanuman is a very popular Hindu deity. Believed to be an avatar of Lord Shiva, Hanuman is worshiped as a symbol of physical strength, perseverance and devotion. Depicted here in a fighting battle against a dragon. Note the detail throughout but especially the head dress. This museum quality sculpture… Continue reading

Rare 14th Century Majapahit Clay Head, Java

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Detail: Unearthed at the Trawalan site in East Java, this head represents Hanuman. The Majapahit civilization dominated the surrounding areas in East Java during the 12th to 14th Centuries. The Majapahit was the last major Hindu empires of the Malay Archipelago. Truly a piece of history and art. For the Serious Collector.
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