The 50 pieces in this volume, dating from the 15th to the late 19th century, demonstrate all the diversity and skill of Indian craftsmanshipq--Bk. jacket.In the chapter on interior decoration in his book The Arts of India (1880), Sir George Birdwood concluded that a#39;the great art in ... This posture, in which they socialized and ate, determined their needs and the design of the objects that surrounded them. ... Cabral was astonished to find that at Calicut the ruler sat in a throne a#39;the arms and back of which were of gold and full of ... Pieces that had been used in the cabin on the voyage out could, of course, be used on land, but such itemsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Luxury Goods from India|
|Publisher||:||Victoria & Albert Museum - 2002-11-01|