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The Golden Age of Sculpture in Srilanka: Masterpieces of Buddhist and Hindu Bronzes From Museums in Srilanka

by Ulrich von Schroeder

Publisher: Visual Dharma Publications Ltd.

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Contents:- Acknowledgements; Preface by H.E. Ranasinghe Premadasa-President of Sri Lanka; The Buddhist Bronzes of Ancient Sri Lanka; Introduction; The Aniconic Cult of the Buddha; The Image Cult of the Buddha; Literary Reference to Metal Images; The “Cire-perdue’ Casting Technique; Consecration of Images; Bronze Images of the Seated Buddha; Bronz Images of the Standing Buddha; “Missionary Bronzes”: Amaravati or Anuradhapura?; Mahayama Images and Miscellaneous Objects; Polonnaruva Period; The Hindu Bronzes of Ancient Sri Lanka; Dvavidian or Sinhala Works of Art?; Glossary; Bibliography; Chronological List of Sinhala Kings; Map of Sri Lanka

Details of the book

Book :
The Golden Age of Sculpture in Srilanka: Masterpieces of Buddhist and Hindu Bronzes From Museums in Srilanka
Book ID :
1571
Author :
Ulrich von Schroeder
ISBN 13 :
9789627049067
Year of Publication :
1992
Edition :
First
Publisher :
Visual Dharma Publications Ltd.
Binding :
Softcover
Pages :
158
Size :
23 x 29 cm
Weight :
0.834 kg
Illustrations :
Numerous colour & b/w illustrations.

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