Himalayan Art Resources

Region: Dali Kingdom Style Art Main Page

Dali Kingdom | Regions, Countries & Places Index

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Dali Kingdom Explanation (below)
- Buddha Figures
- Peaceful Figures
- Acharya Lokeshvara
- Wrathful Figures
- Trailokyavijaya (Three Legs)
- Vajra Scepters
- Miscellaneous Figures
- Copies, Qianlong and Later
- Modern Copies & Possible Fakes
- Myanmar Sculpture (Burma)
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

Chronology:
- Original Dali Works (937-1253)
- Early Copies (Post 1253)
- Qianlong Copies (1735-1796)
- Post Qianlong Copies (Post 1796)

The Dali Kingdom, situated in the Yunnan Province of China, began in 937 and continued through a succession of twenty-two kings to end in 1253 at the hands of the Mongol army of Kublai Khan.

Jeff Watt 5-2015 [updated 6-2017]