Author: A L SrivastavaPublisher: Sundeep PrakashanYear: 1990Language: EnglishPages: 327ISBN/UPC (if available): 8185067295
This is a collection of twenty-five papers of Dr A L Srivastava, throwing light on various aspects of Indian art, namely the painting, sculpture, architecture, iconography, epigraphy, numismatics and ivory. Identification of Sri-Laksmi and her various forms in Sanchi sculpture and the origin and development of Nandyavarta symbol deserve the special attention of scholars. Welcome light has been thrown on the Pancangula in a panel of Bharhut, on the Ihamrgas in Sanchi sculpture and the like.
PREFACESOURCES OF MATERIALLIST OF PLATESCAVE PAINTINGS1. Prehistoric Cave-Paintings in the Sanchi-Kanakhera and Nagauri HillsSCULPTURE2. The Cross-Chain Ornaments in Sanchi Bas-reliefs and its Identification3. Female Hairdos in Sanchi Sculpture4. Amorous Couple in Sanchi Sculpture5. Representation of a Curious Capital-Motif in Sanchi Bas-Reliefs and its Sculptural Corroboration6. Fresh Light on a Bharhut Panel7. A Bracket-Salabhanjika from Jankhat Near Kannauj8. On an Auspicious Motif : Triratna, Nandipada or Nandyavarta9. The Lalabhagat Pillar : A Reappraisal10. Mathura : The Cradle of Indian Cult ImagesICONOGRAPHY11. Ihamrgas : The Mythical and Fabulous Creatures in Sanchi Sculpture12. The Identification of a Female Motif in Sanchi Sculpture13. Various Forms of Sri-Laksmi in Sanchi Sculpture14. Conception of RajyaLaksmi and Her Plastic Representation in Indian Art15. A Kausambi Terracotta Plaque Representing Rajya-LaksmiARCHITECTURE16. Pratoli : A Part of Ancient Indian ArchitectureEPIGRAPHY17. Use of Auspicious Motifs in Indian EpigraphsIVORY18. Begram Ivories and Their Allied Problems with Special Reference to Sanchi SculpturesNUMISMATICS19. Saivatsa Symbol on Early Indian Coins20. On a Numismatic Symbol : Nandipada21. Political Significance of the Legend `Lichchhavayah`22. A Silver Coin of Chandragupta-Kumaradevi Type23. Four Silver Punch-Marked Coins From AllahabadLINGUISTICS24. Names of Sanchi (Sanci)25. Sila Vigada and Usapapite in Rummindei Pillar inscription of AsokaBIBLIOGRAPHYINDEXPLATES