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 Beaute Fatale - Dodelijk Mooi

 

Wapens Uit Centraal-Afrika

 

 

 

 

Beaute Fatale - Arme d'Afrique Centrale

 

 

      

 

 

Dodelijk Mooi - Wapens Uit Centraal-Afrika, is the DUTCH VERSION of Beaute Fatale - Arme d'Afrique Centrale. This is a highly important catalogue of an African Weapons exhibition which took place 18/12/1992 to 28/02/1993 - Le Crédit Communale de Belgique - Passage 44 - Bruxelles.

 

 

      

 

 

Dodelijk Mooi - Beaute Fatale has over 500 images of African weapons, African shields, African maps, drawings and tribal photographs. Fantastic objects were assembled from six museums as well as European private collections.

 

 

      

 

 

Items included are from Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Equatorial French Congo, Gabon, Guinea, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zaire 'Democratic Republic of Congo - DRC'. Major tribal groups were divided into 16 ethnic and stylistic groups.

 

 

      

 


Titles and contributors to the textual content of the catalogue include:

INTRODUCTION - Jan Elsen
PREMIERE EXPLOITATION DU FER EN AFRIQUE CENTRALE - Francis Van Noten
LA TERRIBLE BEAUTE DES OUTILS DE MORT: LES ARMES ET LA SCULPTURE - Marc Felix
LE TRESSEUR DE BOUCLIERS - Jan Elsen
DENOMINATION ET FONCTION DES ARMES - Jan Elsen
LA GUERRE - Jan Elsen
LES ARMES COMME MOYENS D'ECHANGE - Jacques Schoonheyt
LE PERMIS CHEZ LES NDENGESE - Jan Elsen
LA HIERARCHIE DANS LES ARMES KUBA ET LES COUTEAUX DE CHEF WOYO ET KAKONGO - Joseph Cornet
LES SOCIETES SECRETES - Jan Elsen
NGULU, LE COUTEAU D'EXECUTION - Christian Gosseau
INTRODUCTION A L'ETUDE DES ARMES A FEU DE TRAITE EN AFRIQUE A LA VEILLE DE LA COLONISATION EUROPEENNE - Paul Dubrunfaut
APERCU PAR COMPLEXE ETHNIQUE - Jan Elsen
CARTES et DESSINS - Charles Meur
 

 

      


 

Lenders to the Exhibition:

Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale de Tervuren
Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde de Leyde
Museum für Volkerkunde de Berlin
Etnografisch Museum d'Anvers
Musée Royal de l'Armée de Bruxelles
Institut des Musées Nationaux du Zaïre de Kinshasa

Various Private Collectors

 

 

      

 

 

The book is by far a MUST HAVE for serious collectors or scholars interested in traditional African weapons, their distribution and use.

 

 

      

 
 

Price: $650.00 plus postage.

 

 

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