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Mwana hiti

Marc Leo Felix

Mwana hiti

life and art of the matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania = Mwana hiti : Leben und Kunst der matrilinearen Bantu von Tansania

by Marc Leo Felix

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Published by F. Jahn in München .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania.,
  • Rites and ceremonies.,
  • Material culture.
    • Subjects:
    • Zaramo (African people) -- Sculpture.,
    • Wood-carving, Zaramo.,
    • Wood-carved figurines -- Tanzania.,
    • Zaramo (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies.,
    • Zaramo (African people) -- Material culture.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMarc L. Felix.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT443.3.Z37 F45 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination504 p. :
      Number of Pages504
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1651310M
      LC Control Number91209764

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        The first themed essay, on mwana hiti trunk figures, is presented in Chapter Four and deals with the way these remarkable, stylised, ritual artworks have retained their relevance as foci for female identification and articulation of female potency within the . 1.) The Tanzania people had mwana hiti, served as corks or stoppers for containers of medicine to invoke powers of ancestors against supernatural dangers. () 2.) In kenya, carved heads or partial figures once sealed antelope horns containing medicine, the points of which were driven in the ground near the healer during the consultations.

      The Art of the Zaramo. Mkuki na Nyota’s edition of The Art of the Zaramo: Identity, Tradition and Social Change is a well-produced (and more affordable) paperback edition of Fadhili Mshana’s doctoral dissertation, which he completed in with the original title Art and Identity among the Zaramo of Tanzania (State University of New York at Binghamton). In the book Mwana Hiti, Felix, et. al. write about hearing descriptions of these figures from elders, but never actually seeing one, leading them to postulate that what they were hearing described was one of the figures with moving arms that they had seen (which they depict in the book.).


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Above is a photograph of the piece being discussed in the text below. It is from Page 92 of the book "Mwana Hiti" ill. VII/ 1 "Pole depicting a woman carrying an initiate, wood, pokerwork, cm. National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.". Mwana hiti: life and art of the matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania = Mwana hiti.

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Zaramo Mwana Hiti Figure, Tanzania. This is an unusual fine, old Mwana hiti fertility doll from the Wajaramo tribe in Tanzania. Unusually well carved in a dark brown, shiny surfaced patina. The ‘doll’ itself is special.

Note the abstract, cylindrical female body shape with the two small bulging breasts. Get this from a library. Mwana hiti: life and art of the matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania = Leben und Kunst der matrilinearen Bantu von Tansania.

[Marc Leo Felix]. Felix, Marc L.: Mwana Hiti. Life and Art of the Matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania - Leben und Kunst der matrilinearen Bantu von Tansania. München: Verlag Fred Jahn, pp., Fotos, Abb., Ktn., Tab., Fig. Preis: DMThis is an important book, the first major study of.

Mwana Hiti: Life and Art of the Matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania / Leben und Kunst der Matrilinearen Bantu von Tansania by FELIX, MARC and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Published female Mwana Hiti figurine - Kwere - Tanzania 1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear Sale of the 3rd part of the Dery family estate.

As you can see on the attached pictures, there is a beautiful book which was published, it is one of the volumes of a retrospective of the Dery collection printed in Mwana hiti: Life and art of the matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania by Marc Leo Felix "Book Description: Edition limited to 1, copies, Munich, The first treatise on the mwana hiti, the wooden, highly stylized torso of a female figure, this important volume accompanied a major exhibition of mwana hiti and other objects of Tanzanian.

Figura femenina publicada de Mwana Hiti - kwere - Tanzania 1ª mitad siglo XX - Vintage - usado con señales de desgaste Sale of the 3rd part of the Dery family estate. As you can see on the attached pictures, there is a beautiful book which was published, it is one of the volumes of a retrospective of the Dery collection printed in Marc L.

Felix - Mwana Hiti; Life and Art of the Matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania - Art - Quantity: 1 - Book Reference book on the art of Tanzania. pages B&W illustrations. Veröffentlichte weibliche Mwana Hiti Figur - Kwere - Tansania 1.

Hälfte des Jahrhunderts - Vintage - benutzt mit sichtbaren Gebrauchsspuren As you can see on the attached pictures, there is a beautiful book which was published, it is one of the volumes of a retrospective of.

Fadhili Mshana examines the history and modernization of their wood carving traditions. His focus is on wooden dolls (mwana hiti) relating to women’s fertility, anthropomorphic grave posts, staffs, and ‘made for the market’ tourist art, which is the sculptors’ livelihood.

Based on the author’s doctoral dissertation. Sale of the 3rd part of the Dery family estate. The first part was offered for sale in Octoberthe second one in Februaryall the objects offered have been purchased and most of these are now part of the greatest Italian, Spanish and French collections.

The outcome of the sales were worthy of the enthusiasm created around this beautiful collection. The collection of Mr. Edouard. All of these names refer to the mwana hiti as a "child of wood." Mwana hiti may be represented in other forms besides figures such as walking sticks, staff, stool, musical instruments, and grave posts among others.

Mwana hiti don't belong to individuals, but to families, and they are passed down generations, sometimes up to 40 or 50 ia: ~ million. chapters as the book subsequently moves north to consider the art of other peoples residing near the Indian Ocean coast.

In chap-ter 4, Fadhili Mshana discusses the mwana hiti sculptural complex and its relationship to female initiation and fertility within Kwere and Zaramo cultures, and Barbara Thompson.

Felix, Marc Leo. Mwana Hiti: Life and Art of the Matrilineal Bantu of Tanzania. Munich: Fred Jahn, Gagliardi, Susan Elizabeth. Senufo Unbound: Dynamics of Art and Identity in West Africa. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art, Glaze, Anita.

“Woman Power and Art in a Senufo Village.” African Arts 8 (3, ):,   Figure This featureless mwana hiti female figure wears the split-lobed hairstyle, a style popular in the late 19th century. Zaramo male artist, Tanzania, 20th century. Private collection.

Figure This doll has raffia hair worn in a style popular for. Raffaello Roma, Scuderie del Quirinale 5 marzo – 2 giugno - Explore mlisewashere's board "African art - Kwere and Zaramo", followed by people on Pinterest.

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The measurements are 12" tall by 5" wide. Made of very hard wood, statue is heavy. Mwana hiti figures are found among a number of people in Tanzania.

Mwana hiti are also called trunk figures and depict in a 5/5().Isn't She a Doll. Elisabeth Lynn Cameron, Doran H. Ross. UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History, - Antiques & Collectibles - pages. 1 Review. From inside the book. What people and Shelley Horstmann Huizinga human initiation Kanuri Kenya Kuba Kumasi leather living Luba Lunda Marilyn Houlberg metal Mossi mother mwana hiti Namchi 5/5(1).