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Legacies of Ancient Civilisations - Asia Fine Books

Legacies of Ancient Civilisations


Publisher: Spink

Place Published: London

Date Published: 1992

Book Condition: Very Good

Binding: Softcover

Edition: First

1 in stock

Product Description

Legacies of Ancient Civilisations: Vol II, A Selection of Indian & South-East Asian Works of Art

Author: Spink & Son Ltd

The catalogue to an exhibition. 32 pages with color illustrations. Includes sculpture from Gandhara, Cambodia, India, Java, Thailand and Vietnam.

Notable items include: Monumental grey schist frieze depicting a Kushan prince making offerings to the Bodhisattva Maitreya, Gandhara, 2nd/3rd century; Stucco fragment of a halo, painted with a delicate line depiction of a standing Buddha, Gandhara, 4th-5th century; Large sandstone figure of a standing female deity, Khmer, Angkor period, Koh Ker style, 10th century.

Softcover, contents excellent, light wear to cover. 11.75 by 8.25 inches.