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A description of the collection of ancient terracottas

British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities.

A description of the collection of ancient terracottas

in the British Museum

by British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities.

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Published by Pr. by Bulmer in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terra-cotta sculpture.

  • Edition Notes

    Bound with their Description of the collection of ancient marbles in the British Museum. Pt. 1. 1812.

    Statementwith engravings.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 39 p. 40 pl.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14789541M

    Description de l'article: Kaveri Books, Hardcover. Etat: New. First edition. About the Book: This collection of fifty-one articles brings to light the recent trends in the study of sculptural art, iconography and architecture and focuses on the different aspects of Indian Art.   Terracottas from South Italy and Sicily attest to the prolific coroplastic workshops that supplied sacred and decorative images for sanctuaries, settlements, and cemeteries. Sixty terracottas are investigated here by noted scholar Maria Lucia Ferruzza, comprising a selection of significant types from the Getty’s larger collection—life-size Pages:

    Sixty terracottas are investigated here by noted scholar Maria Lucia Ferruzza, comprising a selection of significant types from the Getty’s larger collection—life-size sculptures, statuettes, heads and busts, altars, and decorative appliqués. In addition to the comprehensive catalogue entries, the publication includes a guide to the full collection of over one thousand other figurines and. Taking in ancient Italian terracottas there is information on these and their history, along with details, descriptions and all about the pieces shown here. This book has a number of photos all of which can be enlarged on a tablet device. Packed with information and wonderful photography this is great to look at and come back to time and again.5/5(1).

    Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (pronounced [ˌtɛrraˈkɔtta]; Italian: "baked earth", from the Latin terra cocta), a type of earthenware, is a clay-based unglazed or glazed ceramic, where the fired body is otta is the term normally used for sculpture made in earthenware, and also for various practical uses including vessels (notably flower pots), water and waste water. The Cesnola Collection of Cypriot Art: Stone Sculpture is the first comprehensive publication of these works of art, and is available to read, download, and search online at no cost. A paperbound volume, complete and printed in full color as a print-on-demand (POD) book, is also available for purchase and can be ordered at the Yale University.


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Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities; Combe, Taylor, Description The Ashmolean Museum possesses a collection of Ancient Greek terracottas which covers the whole of the Greek world, with examples from all the important centres of production.

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London, Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Taylor Combe; British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities. Numbering around 6, objects, the collection documents the artistic traditions and creativity of the island from prehistoric through Roman times.

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