Category: China & The Orient


Terracotta Tomb Attendants

Companionship and Service Grave goods in the shape of human figures, made from materials such as wood and terracotta, have a long history in Chinese culture. By the time of the so-called First Emperor, Qin Shi Huang, founder of the Qin dynasty, whose terracotta army is widely known as the most impressive example of terracotta  … Read more

By Francesca,

  Category: China & The Orient
  Tags: , , , ,
  Comments: Comments Off on Terracotta Tomb Attendants

Tibetan Bronze Figures

Tibetan Buddhist Art Tibet has been a central hub of Buddhist belief and practise since the 8th century AD, when it became the formal state religion. As a means of supporting worship, many Buddhist communities have long produced impressive and beautiful works of art. One such branch of Tibetan Buddhist art is the production of  … Read more

By Francesca,

  Category: China & The Orient, Gandhara, India & Bactria
  Tags: , , , , ,
  Comments: Comments Off on Tibetan Bronze Figures