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A Collector's Guide to African Sculpture (Schiffer Book for Collectors)by Theodore Toatley
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This new book offers a broad survey of the traditional sculpture that is available to collectors, pieces that are in the marketplace. The sculpture shown here focuses on masks, statuary, and architectural carvings in wood, bronze, and terracotta, with a sampling of the contemporary work being done in stone. The works are presented in beautiful color photographs, accompanied by helpful, informative captions, and a guide to values in today's market.
Book News Annotation:
Toatley (owner of a gallery of African art) and Congdon-Martin (author of many books for collectors) offer a broad survey of the traditional sculpture that is available in the marketplace. The work shown covers a span of 100 years and focuses on masks, statuary, and architectural carvings in wood, bronze, and terracotta from sub-Saharan Africa, as well as a sampling of the contemporary work in stone. The interesting color photographs are accompanied by informative captions and a guide to values in today's market.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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