31 juillet 2018

The Face of Dynasty: Royal Crests from Western Cameroon on view at The Met

“Crest (tsesah)”, 18th century, Cameroon, Grassfields region; Bamileke peoples, Wood, H. 37 × W. 32 1/2 × D. 11 1/2 in. Purchase, Acquisitions and Rogers Funds, and Anonymous, James J. Ross, and Marian Malcolm Gifts, 2017, 2017.35 © 2000–2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Four monumental tsesah crests created by Bamileke master sculptors of Western Cameroon will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning December 4. Though only a small number of pre-colonial tsesah crests survive today, the... [Lire la suite]
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