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‘Both Curious and Valuable’

The latest African art catalogue from Michael Stevenson and Michael Graham-Stewart contains a pioneering essay on the acquisition of objects by European soldiers, missionaries and travelers, and the dramatic shift in the social significance of the object that occurs along with the shift in ownership.

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The latest African art catalogue from Michael Stevenson and Michael Graham-Stewart contains a pioneering essay on the acquisition of objects by European soldiers, missionaries and travelers, and the dramatic shift in the social significance of the object that occurs along with the shift in ownership. Pieces include a previously unpublished North Nguni cow-horn engraved with scenes of the Anglo-Zulu War, and an unusual Tsonga headrest with an attached staff.

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