Author:Amy Heller


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Tibetan Art: Tracing the Development of Spiritual Ideals and Art in Tibet 600-2000 AD

By: Amy Heller

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Suffolk, UK, Antique Collectors Club: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002902

ISBN: 8816690046

Condition: New

Printed Pages: 240 with 112 colour illustrations, 147 b/w illustrations and 1 map. View more info

Hidden Treasures of the Himalayas: Tibetan Manuscripts, Paintings and Sculptures of Dolpo

By: Amy Heller

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, USA, Serindia Publications: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033071

ISBN: 193247644X

Condition: New

In 1999, a hidden library was found in the Nesar Temple at a remote village of Bicher, in Dolpo, Nepal. It contains more than six hundred volumes of Tibetan manuscripts, ranging in date from the late 11th to the early 16th century. This library in many ways constitutes a cultural history of Dolpo in this period thanks to some sixty volumes with historical prefaces explaining the commission of the manuscripts for the Nesar Temple, while more than one hundred other volumes have illuminations of the scenes of the life of the Buddha and episodes from the Prajnaparamita (Perfection of Wisdom) t... View more info

From the Sacred Realm: Treasures of Tibetan Art from the Newark Museum

By: Valrae Reynolds with Contributions By Janet Gyatso, Amy Heller, and Dan Martin

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Munich, Germany, Prestel: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001132

ISBN: 379132148X

Condition: New

Ranging from the 11th to the 20th century, ritual silk brocade garments, painted leather pieces, ceremonial silver objects, intricately worked ornaments, prayer wheels, and Buddhist paintings and sculpture, are all lavishly illustrated in From the Sacred Realm. The lucidly written texts provide an in-depth insight into the remarkable and fascinating culture of Tibet. The outstanding Tibetan collection held by The Newark Museum stems from a treasure trove of objects originally brought together by the missionary Dr. Shelton during his stay in Eastern Tibet from 1904 to 1920. Over the course of t... View more info