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African ivories

Kate Ezra

African ivories

by Kate Ezra

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Published by Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West
    • Subjects:
    • Ivories -- Africa, West -- Exhibitions.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKate Ezra.
      ContributionsMetropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK5989 .E98 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26, [6] p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2846854M
      LC Control Number84008968

      on the East African shores, a first-born son is simply given a,wm e iu honor of his father. Mwangi Kago i.s umn ed so because he is Mwangi-son-ofKllgo. Kago the fall,er is K"go-son-of-Mtvcmgi, being his fc,ther; thus, the generotions are lllways linked through the first-born son. Mw,mgi Kllgo will of.   Bamana masks and headdresses, Lega ivories, Dogon sculpture, and Benue bronzes are among the many exquisite African artifacts found in the renowned Menil Collection. This stunning book—the first comprehensive catalogue on the de Menils' collection of African art—features of the museum’s finest pieces.

      I am a cultural historian of West Africa. I have written five books that cover pre-colonial history, art history, and 16th through 19th century European-African interaction. My early work focuses on the Casamance region of Senegal, its history and masking traditions. More recent work looks at Portuguese Jewish (Sephardic) merchants in 17th century Senegambia. Other illustrations are given in order that the reader may compare them, and more especially those also just referred to above, with a woodcut (on preceding page) of drawings incised upon bone by Esquimaux of our own days. This has been chosen because there seems to be a general disposition, in the way of theory, to compare the dwellers in the caves of Dordogne and the .

      Start studying African Art Vocab (Part 2). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.   In William Fagg, then keeper of African collections at the British Museum, identified these ivories fully and for the first time in his book ''Afro-Portuguese Ivories.''.


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This book is in fact the catalogue for an exhibition entitled Arts of Africa held at the Grimaldi Forum,Monaco from July to September The exhibition covered 7, years and was divided into sections as follows a) ancient art b) African ivories book ivories c) traditional art and d)art from - This is the one book on Afican art you will treasure/5(6).

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Especially valuable in this regard are the eighteenth-century minutes of the Society of Antiquaries of London, which enable us to trace the history of several African ivories associated with Fellows of the Society – in particular, Richard Rawlinson, Martin Folkes, Sir Hans Sloane, George Vertue and George : William Hart.

Full text of "African Ivories" See other formats A F RI CAN IVORIES AF RI CAN I VO R I E S KATE EZRA THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART NEW YORK This catalogue was published in connection with an exhibition presented at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from June 26 through Decem   In his book Afro-Portuguese Ivories (Batchworth Press, London, n.d.), William Fagg established the identity of an interesting hybrid art-form in a number of ivory objects—spoons, forks, salt-cellars and horns—carved for European use and to European design, but fashioned according to the canons of the African artist.

While certain that the carvers were Cited by: 7. MetPublications is a portal to the Met's comprehensive book and online publishing program with close to titles published from to the present. Over full-text art books by The Metropolitan Museum of Art available to download and read online for free.

The British Museum collection of ivories produced by African craftsmen to Portuguese orders is probably the largest in the world, and covers a wide range of styles and subjects.

The author gives a general description of the pieces, provides a not on each illustration, and relates the ivories to the whole corpus of African art.'. We have listed below a selection of books on various ivory topics that can be obtained fromother book selling sites, or from individual publishers.

Please note that this list is by no means meant to be comprehensive, merely suggestive of the additional knowledge available on the fascinating topic of ivory.

African Ivories. Kongo ivories are some of the finest sculptural works produced by the people of the west-central Africa's Lower Congo region. In the Kongo Kingdom, ivory was a precious commodity that was strictly controlled by chiefs and kings, who commissioned sculptors to produce fine ivory sculptures for their personal and courtly use.

With the rise of the transatlantic trade, ivory. Ivory carving is the carving of ivory, that is to say animal tooth or tusk, generally by using sharp cutting tools, either mechanically or manually.

Humans have ornamentally carved ivory since prehistoric times, though until the 19th-century opening-up of the interior of Africa, it was usually a rare and expensive material used for luxury products.

Very fine detail can be achieved, and. - Explore eaymonroe's board "African Ivory", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Ivory, Ethnic jewelry and African pins. Bartolomeo Marchionni, a 15th century Florentine merchant, banker, and slave trader, who traded with Guinea and Benin, may have had African artists from Sierra Leone and Benin trained to carve ivory artifact to be sold in Europe.

Those ivory pieces that have survived the last five centuries are now known as the Afro-Portuguese ivories. Aminatta Forna ()Forna’s memoir, The Devil That Danced on the Water, was a daughter’s search for the truth of a murdered father’s. The initiative for the publication of the Africa Review of Books (ISSN –) dates back to about a decade and it emerged out of a shared concern in the African social research community that considered it expedient to create a forum for a critical presentation of books produced on Africa within and outside the continent.

African Ivories in the Atlantic World. Organized by: Centro de História da Universidade de Lisboa, Centro de Estudos Africanos da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Venue: FLUL (Lisboa, Portugal).

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You can choose the books according to age level (primary junior, primary senior, secondary, or post-secondary) and category (such as math, reading, and general library books). Books For Africa ships only high-quality books that are relevant to African students.African Ivories Author: Kate Ezra Created Date: 6/25/ PM.