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Old Javanese Gold - The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (Hardcover, 2nd) Loot Price: R1,191 Discovery Miles 11 910
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Old Javanese Gold - The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (Hardcover, 2nd): John Miksic
Old Javanese Gold - The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (Hardcover, 2nd): John Miksic

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Old Javanese Gold - The Hunter Thompson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (Hardcover, 2nd)

John Miksic

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While ancient Javanese bronze and ironwork have long elicited interest, there is a lesser-known yet equally fascinating aspect of the Indonesian island's history: gold artifacts, including jewelry, clothing accessories, statues, coins, and containers. Not only do these objects display exceptional craftsmanship, they also provide a significant source of information on Javanese society, culture, religion, economy, technology, and art from the 1st century BCE to 1500.

This revised and expanded edition of the 1990 publication "Old Javanese Gold" celebrates Valerie and Hunter Thompson's 2007 gift of Javanese gold objects to the Yale University Art Gallery and the subsequent founding of the Department of Indo-Pacific Art. Along with entirely new photography and a fresh design, the book's essays have been updated to incorporate recent discoveries--including the Wonoboyo hoard, one of the most important gold hoards ever excavated in Southeast Asia.

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Imprint: Yale University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2011
First published: June 2011
Authors: John Miksic
Dimensions: 254 x 197 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 284
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-13: 978-0-300-16910-2
Barcode: 9780300169102
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Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Decorative arts & crafts > Gold & silversmithing
Books > Arts & Architecture > Art forms, treatments & subjects > Decorative arts & crafts > Jewellery & jewellery-making
LSN: 0-300-16910-8

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