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Old Shrine Vessel. LP Thad Alms / Offering Bowl. With lid. Ayutthaya. Thailand

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    This is an old authentic shrine alms bowl used to celebrate Luang Phor Tuad (aka LP Thaud), a legionary high priest of Buddhism. His story starts from the Kingdom of Ayutthaya period (circa 1580 A.D.) and he lived during the reign of King Maha Dhammaraja. LP… Continue reading

Kris Badik Knife / Dagger, Indonesia

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Detail: This is a traditional Malay dagger used as a weapon of defense or for more domestic purposes. The blade has Holy verses from the Quran. The scabbard and hilt are made of bone and decorated with silver plated metal. Good condition. Circa early- to mid- 1900’s. This item is no longer available.

Antique Tumbuk Lada Keris Sword, Malay Sumatra

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Detail: An aristocrat’s Tumbuk Lada carved from – what I am convinced is – elephant bone. The Tumbuk Lada – translates as “chili crusher” – is a common type of dagger on the Malay Peninsula in Sumatra. Slightly curved with a single sharp edge, the blade is iron. This is… 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
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