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Carvings: artworks books

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Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn The Technology of Skeletal Materials Since the Roman Period by Assistant Keeper Department of Antiquities Arthur (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford) MacGregor Bone, Antler, Ivory and Horn The Technology of Skeletal Materials Since the Roman Period
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Artefacts made from skeletal materials since the Roman period were, before this book, neglected as a serious area of study. This is a comprehensive account which reviews over fifty categories of artefact. The book starts with a consideration of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2016

Ivory Vikings by Nancy Marie Brown Ivory Vikings

Ivory Vikings presents a vivid history of the 400 years when the Vikings ruled the North Atlantic. The story of the Lewis chessmen explains the economic lure behind the Viking voyages to the west in the 800s and 900s.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/09/2016

The Anatomical Venus Wax / Sex / God / Death by Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Museum The Anatomical Venus Wax / Sex / God / Death
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Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c. 1790), a perfect object whose luxuriously bizarre existence challenges belief. This title reveals the evolution of the enigmatic sculptures from wax...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2016

The Unfinished The Stone Carvers at Work in the Indian Subcontinent by Vidya Dehejia, Peter Rockwell The Unfinished The Stone Carvers at Work in the Indian Subcontinent
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A study of the unfinished stone carvings throughout India.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/04/2016

A Whakapapa of Tradition One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930 by Ngarino Ellis A Whakapapa of Tradition One Hundred Years of Ngati Porou Carving, 1830-1930

From the emergence of the chapel and the wharenui in the nineteenth century to the rejuvenation of carving by Apirana Ngata in the 1920s, Maori carving went through a rapid evolution from 1830 to 1930. Focusing on thirty meeting houses,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2016

Embodied Spirits - Gope Boards from the Papuan Gulf by Virginia-Lee Webb, Thomas Schultze-Westrum, Robert Welsch Embodied Spirits - Gope Boards from the Papuan Gulf
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In Papua New Guinea, spirit boards, also known as gope, were carved from wood by important men of an extended family or clan. Made from discarded canoes and usually decorated with carved and painted designs on one side, these boards...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2016

Gothic Ivories Calouste Gulbenkian Museum by Dr. Sarah Guerin Gothic Ivories Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Presents the remarkable gothic ivories collection in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2015

Ivory by Maggie Campbell Pedersen Ivory

This comprehensive and authoritative study Ivory provides a global history of the material's uses, origins and controversies - from the myths and beliefs held by prehistoric man, through its utilitarian uses in the Arctic and the beautiful carvings in medieval...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2015

Other books in this genre

Maori Carving The Art of Preserving Maori History by Huia Publishers Maori Carving The Art of Preserving Maori History

This photograph-rich book shows and describes the process of carving, covering the types of materials and tools used, the carving strokes and surface patterns and different regional styles. It shows the range of items carved from meeting houses to musical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2015

Crafting Identity Transnational Indian Arts and the Politics of Race in Central Mexico by Pavel Shlossberg Crafting Identity Transnational Indian Arts and the Politics of Race in Central Mexico

Presents an ethnographic exploration of mask making in central Mexico. In addition to examining larger theoretical issues about indigenous and mestizo identity and cultural citizenship as represented through masks and festivals, the book also examines how dominant institutions of cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/06/2015

The Lost Carving A Journey to the Heart of Making by David Esterly The Lost Carving A Journey to the Heart of Making

An inspired reflection on creativity and achievement by one of the world's most renowned artisans
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2014

Restoration Stone Carving by Alan Micklethwaite Restoration Stone Carving

Alan Micklethwaite, a stone carver with many years' experience in the conservation of historic monuments and sculpture, introduces the reader to the techniques and methodology of restoration stone carving, from simple relief to complex sculpture in the round, set against...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2013

Manju Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum by Joyce Seaman, David Battie Manju Netsuke from the Collection of the Ashmolean Museum
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A comprehensive study of a fine collection of manju netsuke in the collection of the Ashmolean Museum.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2013

Art of Chinese Dough Figurine by KONG Linghai Art of Chinese Dough Figurine

Art of Chinese Dough Figurine is mainly divided into three chapters: Chapter I-Bases of dough figurine, which mainly introduces the tools of dough figurine, and formula and coloring of dough; Chapter II Dough Figurine Appreciation and Technique-Character chapter, which mainly...
Format: eBook - Released: 01/04/2013

Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved by Stuart Frank Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved

The New Bedford whaling fleet was the most numerous and arranging in the world, setting off on voyages that often lasted for years and extended as far as the Antarctic and Siberia. This title featuring over 700 detailed photos and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2012

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