Museum Rietberg Zurich - Art of Oceania. A Descriptive Catalogue. Alfred BUHLER.
Museum Rietberg Zurich - Art of Oceania. A Descriptive Catalogue

Museum Rietberg Zurich - Art of Oceania. A Descriptive Catalogue

Zurich: Atlantis Verlag, 1969.

First Edition.

Well researched with engaging parallel German and English explanatory text and a long introductory essay. This definitive catalogue surveys a vast range of traditional Oceanic arts, of particular interest are modelled skulls and their ritual housings from the Sepik, ceremonial stools, gable masks, phallic carvings, flutes and other musical instruments, Maori architectural and canoe ornament, fighting clubs, et cetera.

Item #570

Small quarto, 297 pages, black & white plates throughout, hardcover in papered boards; the external hinges have started to split, otherwise a nice clean copy of a brilliant and fascinating book.

Price: $55.00

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