Foto dell'editore

Indian Jewellery - Dance of the Peacock: Jewellery Traditions of India

Usha R. Krishnan

Editore: India Book House Ltd, 2006
ISBN 10: 817508314X / ISBN 13: 9788175083141
Usato / Quantità: 1
Da Nearfine Books (Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Copie del libro da altre librerie
Mostra tutte le  copie di questo libro
Aggiungere al carrello
Prezzo: EUR 337,41
Convertire valuta
Spedizione: EUR 3,67
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Lista dei preferiti


Dati bibliografici

Titolo: Indian Jewellery - Dance of the Peacock: ...

Casa editrice: India Book House Ltd

Data di pubblicazione: 2006

Condizione libro: very good


Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9788175083141-3

Su questo libro:

Book ratings provided by GoodReads):
4 valutazione media
(7 valutazioni)

Riassunto: This fascinating volume contains over 500 colour photographs, many from previously undocumented collections. It is full of fascinating historical detail, including the legend of the Koh-i-Noor diamond, now the centrepiece of the State Crown of Queen Elizabeth II. The book explains the skill and techniques of the Indian craftsmen and reveals

L'autore: Usha Ramamrutham Bala Krishnan, initiatedDance of the Peacock, based on her many years of research into Indian jewellery. She has a Ph.D. in Ancient Indian Culture from Bombay University and a post-doctorate degree in Museum Studies from New York University. She has worked for the Brooklyn Museum, New York, in the department of Asian Art. She was, until recently, the Indian representative of Sotheby's, the internationally renowned auction house. As a Research Associate, she pioneered and steered the Brooklyn Museum's Mughal Jewellery project and has catalogued and written about the Indian jewellery in the collection of the Musee Barbier-Mueller, Geneva.

She is currently a Fine Arts consultant based in Bombay and the Indian correspondent for theAsian Art Newspaper, London. Usha writes on various aspects of classical and contemporary Indian arts for publications around the world.

Meera Sushil Kumar, has a Master of Arts and Master of Philosophy from Delhi University. Subsequently, she was a lecturer in Philosophy at Indraprastha College at Delhi University. Hailing from a family of reputed jewellers, she has been researching, writing and lecturing on the subject for many years, and brings to the project years of first hand experience with traditional Indian jewellery. Currently, she is working on a book on Indian Textile Traditions.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Info su libreria e pagamento

Metodi di pagamento

La libreria accetta i seguenti metodi di pagamento:

  • American Express
  • Carte Bleue
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

[Cercare nel catalogo della libreria]

[Tutti i libri della libreria]

[Fare una domanda alla libreria]

Libreria: Nearfine Books
Indirizzo: Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.

Libreria AbeBooks dal: 13 giugno 2014
Valutazione libreria: 4 stelle

Condizioni di vendita:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it is described on the Abebooks web sites. If
you are dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the
order has not arrived, you are eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery
date. If you have changed your mind about a book that you have ordered, please use the Ask
bookseller a question link to contact us and we will respond within 2 business days.

Condizioni di spedizione:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Descrizione libreria: Nearfine Books is a bookseller specialised in hard-to-find and out-of-print titles. We are based in London and New York.