Gods Of Angkor: Bronzes From the National Museum of Cambodia
Author: Louise A Cort & Paul Jett
158 pages with color illustrations. The catalogue from an exhibition of a group of seven remarkable bronzes which were unearthed in Kampong Cham Province, Cambodia, in 2006. These sixteenth and seventeenth century Buddhist sculptures, two of which were Chinese, ultimately were acquired by the National Museum of Cambodia. There they became the first projects of the institution’s Metal Conservation Laboratory, created with help from the Department of of Conservation and Scientific Reaseach at the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington.
Contents: Map; Bronze Drums, Urns, and Bells, in the Early Metal Age of Southeast Asia; Bronze Sculpture of Ancient Cambodia; A Technical study of the Kampong Cham Figure group; Angkorian Metalwork in the Temple Setting; Plus endnotes, glossary, suggested readings.
Paperbound, in excellent clean condition. 12 by 7.6 inches