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Credit line: Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House (19)
Credit line: Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House (19)
Ceremonial Axe (gano)
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Shona-style blacksmith-carver
1929.364CCCC0
Back Skirt/Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu-style makers
1929.354CCCC0
Back Skirt/Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu-style makers
1929.353CCCC0
Male Figure
Totokro Master
1931.204CCCC0
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426CCCC0
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344CCCC0
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367CCCC0
Sickle knife (trumbash)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu maker
1929.365CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366CCCC0
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346CCCC0
Fiddle (iningidi)
Eastern Africa, Rwanda-Burundi, 20th century
1929.347CCCC0
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345CCCC0
Drum (ingoma)
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343CCCC0
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372CCCC0
Model Canoe and Paddles
Africa, 20th century
1929.350CCCC0
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371CCCC0
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373CCCC0
Sword
Africa, 20th century
1929.363CCCC0
No image available
Africa, Uganda, early 20th century
1929.368CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Ceremonial Axe (gano)
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Shona-style blacksmith-carver
1929.364Iron, wood, and metalOverall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Back Skirt/Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu-style makers
1929.354Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 26 x 33.7 x 10.2 cm (10 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Back Skirt/Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu-style makers
1929.353Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 19.7 x 27.3 x 6.3 cm (7 3/4 x 10 3/4 x 2 1/2 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Male Figure
Totokro Master
1931.204WoodOverall: 44.8 x 9.3 x 7.7 cm (17 5/8 x 3 11/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, natural fiber, and pigmentOverall: 53.4 x 13.1 x 14.6 cm (21 x 5 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344Wood, rawhide, plant fiber, metal, and glass beadHandle: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.); Drum: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367Iron and woodOverall: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Sickle knife (trumbash)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu maker
1929.365Iron and woodOverall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366Iron, leather, and woodGift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Harp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande, 20th century
1929.346Wood, snakeskin, pelt, cloth, and natural fiberDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Overall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Fiddle (iningidi)
Eastern Africa, Rwanda-Burundi, 20th century
1929.347Wood, snakeskin, and plant fiberDiameter: 10.2 cm (4 in.); Overall: 44.2 cm (17 3/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345WoodDiameter: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Drum (ingoma)
Eastern Africa, Uganda, 20th century
1929.343Wood, rawhide, and plant fiberDiameter: 31.2 cm (12 5/16 in.); Overall: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Bird
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.372Elephant ivoryOverall: 17.7 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Model Canoe and Paddles
Africa, 20th century
1929.350WoodOverall: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371Iron and woodOverall: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Alligator
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century
1929.373Elephant ivoryOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Sword
Africa, 20th century
1929.363Iron, snakeskin, and leatherOverall: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
No image available
Africa, Uganda, early 20th century
1929.368Pounded barkOverall: 223.5 x 209.6 cm (88 x 82 1/2 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0