Author:Joachim Karl Bautze

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Early Indian Terracottas

By: Joachim Karl Bautze

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005147

ISBN: 9004099247

Condition: Very Good


Early Indian Terracottas considers Northern Indian terracottas from the third century B.C. to the first century A.D. It is in these four centuries that — in the most literal sense of the word — the earth was prepared to form the necessary basis for the Buddhist, Brahmanic and Jain iconography for centuries to come. This survey introduces mainly hitherto unpublished and complete figurines and plaques rather than fragments as is the case with most other publications on the same or similar subject. The mostly complete and well preserved moulded plaques and figurines will provide a fresh and c... View more info