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Basin Date: 19th century Geography: India, Deccan, Bidar Culture: Islamic Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with silver (bidri ware) Dimensions: H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) Diam. 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Gift of Robert W. and Lockwood De Forest, 1919 Accession Number: 19.135.13

Basin Date: 19th century Geography: India, Deccan, Bidar Culture: Islamic Medium: Zinc alloy; cast, engraved, inlaid with silver (bidri ware) Dimensions: H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) Diam. 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm) Classification: Metal Credit Line: Gift of Robert W. and Lockwood De Forest, 1919 Accession Number: 19.135.13

Basin 19th century  Geography:Attributed to India, Deccan, Bidar    H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) Diam. 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm) | The Met

Basin 19th century Geography:Attributed to India, Deccan, Bidar H. 6 3/4 in. (17.1 cm) Diam. 14 1/8 in. (35.9 cm) | The Met

Geological Table of Stratigraphic sequence met in the wells of Ganga Basin. From the Geological Survey of India, possibly on or after 1975. (This is a massive sheet showing various maps, table's and charts, scanned separately)

Geological Table of Stratigraphic sequence met in the wells of Ganga Basin. From the Geological Survey of India, possibly on or after (This is a massive sheet showing various maps, table's and charts, scanned separately)

Geological Table of Stratigraphic sequence met in the wells of Punjab Basin. From the Geological Survey of India, possibly on or after 1975. (This is a massive sheet showing various maps, table's and charts, scanned separately)

Geological Table of Stratigraphic sequence met in the wells of Punjab Basin. From the Geological Survey of India, possibly on or after (This is a massive sheet showing various maps, table's and charts, scanned separately)

NEED this for the guest bathroom at the India pied-a-terre! Love the wood, shallow basin, proportions, slim profile, contrast. Even the textured detail under the basin. So cool. Seen at PIRCH.

I Met My Design Idol ... at PIRCH

So today I met in person a design idol! Martyn Lawrence Bullard was in Chicago, at the opening of the first PIRCH showroom here. I figured if it’s worth his time and brand to attend, maybe I should see it.

Gradually wresting control of the area from the Scythian tribes, the Kushans expanded south into the region traditionally known as Gandhara (an area primarily in Pakistan's Pothowar and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region but going in an arc to include the Kabul valley and part of Qandahar in Afghanistan and established twin capitals near present-day Kabul and Peshawar then known as Kapisa and Pushklavati respectively.

Kushan Empire -A Buddhist devotee in Kushan dress, Mathura, century. The Kushan dress is generally depicted as quite stiff, and it is thought it was often made of leather (Francine Tissot, "Gandhara").

Functioning as an altar shrine, complete with a lustration basin, this icon depicts the goddess Durga in the act of conquering the buffalo demon Mahishasura. Durga crushes the beast with her foot and impales him with her trident, whereupon the demon reveals himself in anthropomorphic form and pleads for mercy. The Goddess Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon (Durga Mahishasura Mardini)  Date:12th century Culture:India (Himachal Pradesh, probably Chamba Valley) Medium:Brass Dimensions:H. 22 1/2 i

The Goddess Durga Slaying the Buffalo Demon (Durga Mahishasura Mardini) century Culture:India (Himachal Pradesh, probably Chamba Valley) Medium:Brass

Fig.4 Triptych from outer passage, Qizil cave no. 224 (now in the collection of the Museum of Indian Art Berlin; MIK III 8864)Kucha, at the western end of the Tarim Basin, was a major Buddhist centre. Some scholars believe that Buddhism may have entered this area from India as early the 2nd century BCE. The Qiuci kingdom based there developed a distinctive art embodying Graeco-Roman, Indian and Chinese cultural influences.

Triptych from outer passage, Qizil cave no. 224 (now in the collection of the Museum of Indian Art Berlin)

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