Seller: saruman.com (3,388) 100%, Location: Frederiksberg, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 223834996966 bowl1 About us Authenticity guarantee Payment & shipping RARE & IMPRESSIVE MAJAHAPIT SCULPTURAL ROOF TILE, c. 14th cent. AD! A stunning large sculptural Roof tile with large Bird, Indonesia, Majapahit Empire, 13th.-15th. century AD. Made with inspiration from the tiles used on imperial buildings during the Chinese Yuan and Ming Dynasties, this tile feature a large and beautiful rendered Bird with large feets, seated with each leg over a turned over V-shaped tile, with fine carved and moulded details to head, wings and tail, as well as large claws. Highly unusual piece and marvelously almost perfectly intact, which is very rare for this type of ceramics. Majahapit: Majapahit was the largest empire ever to form in Southeast Asia. As temporary with the Yuan and Early Ming Dynasties, the Majapahit Empire became a dominant world power in the 13th.-15th. century unders ruler like Hayam Wuruk. Majapahit was an empire of 98 tributaries, stretching from Sumatra to New Guinea;consisting of present-day Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, southern Thailand, East Timor, Sulu Archipelago and other parts of the Philippines. Size: 21-22 cm. tall, ca. 21 cm. wide and 21-22 cm. deep (c.8,4x8,3 inches) - a huge almost sculptural piece! Condition: Choice! Almost intact with slight chipping to the edges of the tile, and a closed hairline to the birds lower chest. Ex. Old Swedish Collection, formerly in an Indonesian professors collection, bought in the 1970s-1980s. Est: $500-600. *** We do combined shipping if you are interested in more items *** About: Senatus Consulto specialize in ancient coins and antiquities from Europe and Asia. Our stock is acquired from large and well known danish estates or collections, certified dealers and Danish and International auction houses. Authenticity Guaranteed: Senatus Consulto fully guarantees all items to be genuine in every aspect according to the item description. Any detail regarding an antiquity that is not known to us, will be noted as such. All artifacts and collectibles are accompanied by an invoice which also function as a Lifetime Certificate of Authenticity. Any item significantly deviating from the information provided by us regarding culture and dating, may be returned for a prompt refund excluding shipping and handling costs. In order to receive a refund for authenticity reasons, we require a written statement from an expert in the field of concern, a TL test or the like. We do not cover expenses to acquire documentation. Satisfaction Guarantee: You can return any item with which you for any reason are not satisfied within 14 days of receiving it. We will issue a prompt refund of your payment, except for costs such as shipping charges, sales fees, taxes, handling fees etc., upon receival of the item in the same condition as when we shipped it. Stands etc. used for presenting our objects on photos are as a rule not included unless specifically mentioned in the item description. Returns:Prior to any return, we need to be notified. Items are to be packed safely. For returns from outside the EU, a ($20) customs handling fee will apply for satisfaction returns. Shipping: Buyer pays shipping & handling costs - see cost for this item above. We usually ship with Postnord Logistics and Coolrunner as carriers, and provide tracking when your item is shipped. You only pay exact shipping costs. EU-CUSTOMERS PLEASE NOTIFY - SO YOU WILL ONLY BE CHARGED EU-SHIPPING RATES. Insurance: Is included in all our shippings. Taxes and legal issues: We are not in any way responsible for costs, delays or legal issues in the home countries of our customers. Combined shipping: We do combined shippings - ask for a collect invoice if you are bidding on several items. Payment options: Paypal - preferably USD, EURO, GBP or DKK. We will convert your final bid from US$ to £ and Euro and accept payment in these currencies and other European currencies at the request of the highbidder. Condition: Choice! Almost intact with slight chipping to the edges of the tile, and a closed hairline to the birds lower chest.