Global Art & Artifacts

Majapahit

RARE BOOK: Majapahit Terracotta Art. Hilda Soemantri. New. Dust Cover. 1997

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  This very hard to find book explores the terracotta art of the Majapahit Kingdom (1293 – 1527 AD) with a range of cultural and political influence that included Indonesia, Malaysia and foreign entities such as Malayu, Thailand, Champa and Kampuchea.   Chapters include: Majapahit – A Historical Survey;… Continue reading

Terracotta Majapahit Empire 16th Century Naga – Dragon – Head, Eastern Java near Trawulan

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Detail: Excavated in eastern Java, near the once-capitol city of the Majapahit Empire, Trowulan. Other examples of Majapahit terracotta can be found in the National Museum in Jakarta, The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Princess Hof Ceramic Museum in Leeuwarden plus in a superb book titled Majapahit Terracotta… Continue reading

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

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.

Majapahit Female Head Statue in Clay, Java

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Detail: This is excellent craftsmanship of the terracotta art from the Majapahit Empire of east Java (dating back to the 14th Century). This was the last of the major Hindu empires of the Malay Archipelago. The hair is worn on the side. Decorations around the ear… Continue reading

Rare Keris Kris Knife, Java

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Detail: A “transitional” knife – over 200 years old – from Java. Forged from a single piece of iron. Majapahit empire era. Sheath is much newer. Museum quality condition. For the Serious Collector. This item has been sold.
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