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2 edition of Maori carving illustrated. found in the catalog.

Maori carving illustrated.

William John Phillipps

Maori carving illustrated.

by William John Phillipps

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Published by A.H. & A.W. Reed in Wellington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood-carving, Maori,
  • Decoration and ornament, Maori,
  • Art, Primitive

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK9793 P5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p.
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14880053M

    Describes the origins, practice and theory of Maori carving and its significance. Provides a practical course of instruction based on considerable experience in teaching carving as a modern handcraft. Traditional Maori carving is outside his scope but otherwise the book is wide ranging. Professor Dunn charts the development of sculpture in New Zealand from an era of British imports through a period of British influence to an awakening in the s of a sense of the local environment and its distinctive character and materials.

    acknowledge Kemera Wilson for providing this information. Surface patterns as well as being decorative are also used for enhancing the story. Surface patterns are not confined to just wood carving, but can be found on bone carving and Ta Moko, or tatooing. In this book Roger Neich follows his earlier study, Painted Histories, with an account and analysis of the major tradition of Maori Ngati Tarawhai woodcarvers of the Rotorua district have maintained a continuous distinctive style of carving from pre-European times to the present day. As the most prolific and one of the most influential schools of Maori carvers in New Zealand.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Phillipps, W. J. (William John), Maori carving illustrated. Wellington, Auckland Reed []. No signatures. Rubbing to ends of paper spine. Staples rusted. 2 x 3/4" tears to spine at staples. 1/2" tear at head of paper spine. 1" x 1/2" glue mark to page Smaller glue marks to edges of pages 29 - ; [4], 36 pages. Printed paper wrappers. Illustrated. Page dimensions: mm x mm. Contents include: Introduction; Maori Carving - Distortion In Maori Carving, Hands And Fingers.


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