Hawaiian Sculpture

Cox, J. Halley;Davenport, William H.

Published by University Press of Hawaii, 1974
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Book, cloth bound hard back, interior pages, text and photos are all in NEW condition. Dust jkt has wear on corner and along edges w/ small tears present. Hardcover, ISBN 0824802810 Publisher: University press of Hawaii, Honolulu, 1974 Quarto. ix, 198pp. Original pictorial dustjacket over blue gray cloth with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Orange endpapers. Frontispiece photograph. "First intensive study of the Hawaiian sculptural tradition - the most important manifestation of indigenous Hawaiian art." (publisher) Motivation, techniques of these unknown artist and their role in the preliterate, highly organized Hawaiian society. Sculptural tradition and religion were closely tied before the "old gods" were overthrown. (HAWAIIAN SCULPTORAL TRADITION, SPIRIT WORLD, KAMAKAU, ARCHEOLOGY, ETHNOGRAPHY, KAHOOLAVE, MENEHUNE, TEMPLE IMAGES, GODDESS PELE, AMAKUA, BISHOP MUSEUM). Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This text presents a comprehensive study of the Hawaiian sculptural tradition. The book documents most known extant indigenous carvings of the human figure and identifies their locations in public and private collections.The illustrations illuminate the wooden sculpture of artists whose names are unknown. This revised edition includes pieces discovered since the first edition.

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Title: Hawaiian Sculpture
Publisher: University Press of Hawaii
Publication Date: 1974
Binding: Hardcover
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