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Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon (6)
Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon (6)
Totem 01/01–18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroonian, b. Central African Republic, 1973)
2018.5©
Commemorative figure (lefem)
probably carved by Ateu Atsa (Bangwa, c. 1840–1910)
1987.62CCCC0
Prestige stool (Kuo)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun Kingdom, Bamileke makers
2006.138CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke maker
2007.181CCCC0
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082CCCC0
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Totem 01/01–18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroonian, b. Central African Republic, 1973)
2018.5Wood, glass beads, thread, glue, and silicone adhesiveOverall: 188 x 53 x 38 cm (74 x 20 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Commemorative figure (lefem)
probably carved by Ateu Atsa (Bangwa, c. 1840–1910)
1987.62WoodOverall: 92.1 x 20.3 cm (36 1/4 x 8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Prestige stool (Kuo)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun Kingdom, Bamileke makers
2006.138Wood, cotton, plant fiber, glass beads, and indigoOverall: 51 x 38 x 43 cm (20 1/16 x 14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Headdress
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke maker
2007.181African gray parrot feathers, wood, plant fiber, probably cotton, string, and colorantDiameter: 90 cm (35 7/16 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082Cotton, burlap, glass beads, twine, leather, and woodOverall: 139.7 x 50.8 x 19.1 cm (55 x 20 x 7 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340Wood and colorantOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©