Burmese Buddhist Sculpture: the Johan Moger collection

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Abstract :
Offers the reader an admirable survey and description of a sacral art that is yet too little studied, the rich Burmese tradition. Of particular importance in this collection are the pieces forged in the Shan States depicting various incidents in the life of the Buddha as well as the many pieces representing the Buddha in royal attire, herein designated the Jambupati type. Whether the artifacts displayed are narrative scenes, single figures, votive stupas, or house temples we have in this collection the full range of craftsmanship expressing, in various gradients of quality, Burmese Buddhist iconographic.

Registration No : B2937
Author :
Otto Karow

Edition :
Impresum : Bangkok: White Lotus, 2007
Description :
Language : English

ISBN 978-8495-53-1

Classification:
1. 300 - SOSIO-CULTURAL COMMUNITY / 310.1 - CULTURE & INFORMATION - Culture and Arts

Keyword :
1 Burma
2 Buddhism
3 Myanmar


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