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Buddhist Sculpture in Clay: Early Western Himalayan Art, Late 10th to Early 13th Centuries

By: Christian Luczanits

Price: $82.00

Publisher: Chicago, USA, Serindia Publications: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033155

ISBN: 1932476024

Condition: New


Large-scale clay sculptures representing the main deities are characteristics of the earliest Tibetan Buddhist monuments and particularly of the monasteries and village-temples built -from the end of the 10th to the early 13th centuries in West Tibet and Ladakh. Commonly placed in the main niches along the central axis of the monuments, these images of highest quality constitute a major source for the cultural and religious history of western Himalayan (Indo-Tibetan) art and early Tibetan art in general. Based on extensive field research and in situ documentation for more than a decade, this g... View more info