Court Arts in Indonesia / The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books


----------hardcover, about 9 x 12 inches, a near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Near Fine dustjacket, 288 pages, colour and b&w images and photos throughout, a lovely book that looks new, ---contents are: FROM THE MOUNTAIN TO THE SEA. Myth, Legend and Literature in the Origin and Legitimacy of Princes -- The Divine Ruler as Lord of the Mountain -- Rice, Fertility and Dewi Sri -- The Power of the Snake -- Ships and the Rulers of the Sea -- The Tree of Life -- WARRIORS, TRADERS AND THE CELESTIALLY GRAND KING Establishing and Maintaining Princely Power -- The Essence of Kingship -- The King and the World -- PRINCELY PAVILIONS Architecture as an Index to Court and Society -- The Kraton as Paradigm of the Universe -- Vernacular Persistence and the Islamic Image -- The Influence of Colonialism -- POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCE The Court as Center of Ritual and Patronage -- The Prince as Host -- The Ruler as Patron of the Performing Arts -- Princely Patronage and the Plastic Arts -- Royal Regalia -- Life-cycle Rituals -- World Without End: The Significance of the Courts Today -Catalogue; Chronology - Glossary -Notes - Bibliography - Index, ---overseas shipping will require additional postage, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Court Arts in Indonesia / The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books

Author Name: Jessup, Helen Ibbitson / The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books; Foreword By Drs Bambang Samadio; Preface By Osa Brown

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

ISBN Number: 0810931656

ISBN Number 13: 9780810931657

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 156322

Keywords: Court Arts in Indonesia / The Asia Society Galleries, New York / Harry N Abrams Books