The present work contains an account of the most important art-manufactures of India. The book depicts the clever ingenuity of Indian artisans in turning out beautiful and original examples of art-workmanship. It provides a stimulating and perceptive survey of the Indian art-manufactures ranging from Fine Arts and Decorative Arts to Pottery, Glass, Leather and Textile Manufactures and traces their history, places of manufactures and prices. The book displays the great artistic wealth of India and attempts to bring about a true appreciation of Indian manufactures. Contents Include: Fine Arts; Decorative Art; Musical Instruments; Jewellery; Manufactures in Metal; Art Manufactures in Wood; Art Manufactures in Stone; Lapidary?s Work; Ivory, Horn, and Shell Manufactures; Pottery; Glass Manufactures; Leather Manufactures; Basket-ware; Textile Manufactures.
Introduction I. Fine Arts II. Decorative Art III. Musical Instruments IV. Jewellery V. Manufactures in Metal VI. Art Manufactures in Wood VII. Art Manufactures in stone VIII. Lapidary?s Work IX. Ivory, Horn and Shell Manufactures X. Pottery XI. Glass Manufactures XII. Leather Manufactures XIII. Basket-ware XIV. Textile manufactures Alphabetical Index
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