ISBN 9780979469206,Ritual Bronzes of Maharashtra and Karnataka: Including the Bhuta Region

Ritual Bronzes of Maharashtra and Karnataka: Including the Bhuta Region

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ISBN 9780979469206
Publisher

Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2007
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780979469206

ISBN-10 0979469201
Binding

Hard Back

Number of Pages 182 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

The Arts

184 entries contained in 182 pages, with colour illustrations, many full-page, printed on heavy 80lb stock. An extremely well produced book on Indian bronzes which contains exceptional photographic illustration. The record of a collection gathered together over 40 years, together with contributions of essays and photographic material defining Bhuta religious practices by Cornelia Mallebrein, PhD. Chapters include: Introductions - Ganesha - Rider-Figures - Mukha-Linga - Mukhavta: facial masks - Demon Scarers and Monster Masks - Devi, including Parvati, Gauri, Lakshmi and Durga - Hanuman - Utsava-murti: portable festival images - Miniature Bronzes - Visual Communication With The Gods - Bhuta masks and deities - The Power of the Mask - Animal Figures in Indian Art - Nandi - Palanquin Covers - Plus glossary and bibliography.

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