Rolls of feathers, beads and shells, jewels cast in gold or bronze... Forms of currency invented by man to materialize commercial transactions, express rank, prestige and wealth, and weave links with the forces of the visible and invisible, are infinite in variety.
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|Artist||Art & Histoire|
|Author||Collectif sous la direction de Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter|
|Publisher||Silvana / Monnaie de Paris|
|Number of pages||280|
|Language||Bilingue Français / English|
|Dimensions||245 x 165|
|Museum||Monnaie de Paris|
Published to accompany the Monnaies & Merveilles (Currencies & Wonders) exhibition at Monnaie de Paris, this catalogue reveals these objects of exchange from the perspective of anthropologists, economists and art historians, as well as providing a tribute to the anonymous artists who created them.
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