The Golden Age of Sculpture In Sri Lanka


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The Golden Age of Sculpture In Sri Lanka: Masterpieces of Buddhist and Hindu Bronzes From Museums In Sri Lanka

The catalogue to an exhibition held in Paris, Zurich and Washington D.C. Photographs by Jean-Louis Nou. 159 pages with black & white and full-page color plates.

Contents: the Aniconic cult of the Buddha; ┬áThe image Cult of the Buddha; Literary References to Metal Images;┬áThe “Cire-purdue” Casting technique; Consecration of Images; Bronze images of the Seated Buddha; Standing Buddha; “missionary bronzes”; Mahayana Images and Miscellaneous Objects; Polonnaruva Period; The Hindu Bronzes of Ancient Sri Lanka; Dravidian or Sinhala works of art?; Glossary, bibliography, chronological list of Sinhala Kings; Map.

Contents in fine condition, cover with very light wear. Paperbound. 12 by 9 inches.