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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TIBETAN SYMBOLS AND MOTIFS

By: Beer, Robert

Price: ¥11,000.00

Publisher: Serindia Publications: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000034965

ISBN: 1932476105

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This study of the sacred art of Tibet is the result of eight years of metic ulous brush drawing, and a life-time spent researching and reflecting upon the inner and often hidden meanings and origins encapsulated in this most c omplex of iconographical traditions. Several thousand individual drawings a rranged as a series of 169 plates illustrate the many variations in style a nd individual expression of these ritual objects. The text interweaves the origins, meanings and... View more info

ORIENTAL CARPET DESIGN: A GUIDE TO TRADITIONAL MOTIFS, PATTERNS AND SYMBOLS

By: Ford, P. R. J.

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000030548

ISBN: 0500276641

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. "One of the most useful books to cover the whole of the field...Mr. Ford is to be congratulated on having produced a work that should stand the test o f time."--Carpet Review Weekly In this comprehensive survey, P. R. J. Ford shows readers how to recognize the different structural and design features of oriental rugs an... View more info

IMAGES OF POWER: BALINESE PAINTINGS MADE FOR GREGORY BATESON AND MARGARET M EAD

By: Geertz, Hildred

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Univ of Hawaii Pr: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000045288

ISBN: 082481679X

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Geertz (anthropology, Princeton U.) presents Balinese pen-and-ink pictures made between 1936 and 1938, made under the influence of two European artists and using Western materials and forms, but depicting the world of Balinese folktales, ritual drama, and dreams. Geertz probes the Balinese notion of mystical power and sorcery, a... View more info

GOLDEN AGE OF CHINESE ART: THE LIVELY TANG DYNASTY

By: Scott, Hugh

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000007712

ISBN: 0804802122

Condition: F/F


A wonderful tight clean copy, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this i s not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition,still protected in original slipcase; 191 pages, 24 color plates, 100 monochrome plates, chronological chart, no tes on the plates, glossary, bibliography, index, brown cloth over boards w ith embossing and gilt, pictorial dustjacket. Golden Age of Chinese Art: The Lively T'ang Dynasty. View more info