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Location: 108A Sub-Saharan (59)
Location: 108A Sub-Saharan (59)
Figure (baàthíl)
Burkina Faso, Ghana, or Côte d’Ivoire, Lobi–style artist
1967.152CCCC0
Pair of Figures
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459CCCC0
Male Figure of a Pair
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459.1CCCC0
Female Figure of a Pair
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459.2CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.428CCCC0
Commemorative figure (lefem)
probably carved by Ateu Atsa (Bangwa, c. 1840–1910)
1987.62CCCC0
Crucifix
Africa, Central Africa, Kongo Kingdom, Kongo-style maker
2010.444CCCC0
Ancestral Commemorative Head (uhunmwun-elao)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.6CCCC0
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2CCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2010.454CCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2010.454.aCCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure (lid)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2010.454.bCCCC0
Ancestral Altar Tusk
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igbesanmwan (wood and ivory carvers) guild
1968.284CCCC0
Mask (Bwoom)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba-style carver
1935.304CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ejagham-style maker
1990.23CCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451CCCC0
Bracelet and Anklet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style blacksmith
1982.341©
Bracelet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style maker
1982.341.1©
Anklet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style blacksmith
1982.341.2©
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style blacksmith-carver
2016.56CCCC0
Set 3, from the series Les Septs Stations...
Rachid Koraïchi (Algerian, b. 1947)
2020.220©
Tablet from Set 3, from the series Les Septs Stations...
Rachid Koraïchi (Algerian, b. 1947)
2020.220.a©
Tablet from Set 3, from the series Les Septs Stations...
Rachid Koraïchi (Algerian, b. 1947)
2020.220.b©
Mask (Kple Kple or Kouassi Gbe)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1975.155CCCC0
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble (mbulu ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Kota-style maker
2005.2CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
2011.196CCCC0
Shoulder crook (yo domolo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1971.290©
Head
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Nok-culture style region, unknown maker
1995.21CCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
2010.433CCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.434CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, West Africa, Mali, probably Djenné-Djenno, Inland Niger Delta culture-style maker
1985.199CCCC0
Figure
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Sapi-style carver
1976.29CCCC0
Sandals (mitalawanda / mitawanda) or Clogs (kiatu cha mti)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unidentified carver
1929.566CCCC0
Base for a sandal (mtalawanda / mtawanda) or Clog (kiatu cha mti)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unidentified carver
1929.566.1.aCCCC0
Peg (msuruaki) for a Sandal (mtalawanda / mtawanda) or Clog (kiatu cha mti)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unidentified carver
1929.566.1.bCCCC0
Sandal (mtalawanda / mtawanda) or Clog (kiatu cha mti)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unidentified carver
1929.566.2CCCC0
Sandal (mtalawanda / mtawanda) or Clog (kiatu cha mti)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unidentified carver
1929.566.2.aCCCC0
Idiophone/Staff (ahianmwẹn-ọrọ)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.5CCCC0
Container
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, possibly Ọ̀yọ́ region, Yorùbá-style carver
1974.208©
Fragment of a Head
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ifẹ̀, Yorùbá-style maker
21.2018©
Mask (wan-balinga)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mossi-style blacksmith-carver
2014.1CCCC0
Figure Pair (asye usu)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1971.297CCCC0
Male Figure from a Pair (asye usu)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1971.297.1CCCC0
Female Figure from a Pair (asye usu)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1971.297.2CCCC0
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1975.152CCCC0
Hen
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, member(s) of the Igbesanmwan (wood and ivory carvers) guild
1973.221CCCC0
Helmet Mask (tönköngba or tabakän)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Landuma-style carver
1969.3©
Portrait Mask (mblo)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1974.203CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294CCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1953.425CCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29CCCC0
Figure (Nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1974.212CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1972.331CCCC0
Pair of Masks
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168©
Mask
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168.1©
Mask
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168.2©
Male Figure (Ofika)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mbole-style carver
2016.33CCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1999.1CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Yaure-style carver
1971.296CCCC0
Figure (kiteki)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1974.201CCCC0
Mask (Omono or Tana Wurum Bogoro)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1975.151CCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376CCCC0
Veranda Post (Òpó)
probably by Agbonbiofe Adeshina (Yorùbá, c. 1880-1945)
1969.55©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Idoma-style carver
1964.444CCCC0
Bow Stand
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2018.27CCCC0
Rattle Staff (ukhuhre)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, member(s) of the Igbesanmwan (wood and ivory carvers) guild
1998.85CCCC0
Mask (Emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
2004.84CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Hungaan-style maker
2003.36CCCC0
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14©
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150CCCC0
Hand Coil
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1975.188CCCC0
Palm Wine Vessel (kuh mendu)
Cameroon, probably Babessi or Bamessing, Cameroon Grassfields potter
1998.94CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Figure (baàthíl)
Burkina Faso, Ghana, or Côte d’Ivoire, Lobi–style artist
1967.152Wood and organic materialsOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)Gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. Coe from various donorsCCCC0
Pair of Figures
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459Wood, iron alloy, copper alloy, glass beads, plant fiber, and clothPart 1: 45 x 15.5 x 9.2 cm (17 11/16 x 6 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.); Part 2: 41 x 13 x 11.5 cm (16 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.428Wood, ceramic or Formica, copper alloy, and iron alloyOverall: 47.5 x 14.8 x 16.3 cm (18 11/16 x 5 13/16 x 6 7/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
Crucifix
Africa, Central Africa, Kongo Kingdom, Kongo-style maker
2010.444Copper alloy, wood, upholstery studs, and iron alloyOverall: 44.7 x 22.2 x 3.2 cm (17 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Ancestral Commemorative Head (uhunmwun-elao)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.6Copper alloy and ironOverall: 29.9 x 21.6 x 20.4 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2Wood, plant fibers, paint, and ironOverall: 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2010.454Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, plant fiber, and ironOverall: 40.8 x 16.1 x 27.3 cm (16 1/16 x 6 5/16 x 10 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Ancestral Altar Tusk
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igbesanmwan (wood and ivory carvers) guild
1968.284Elephant ivoryOverall: 197.4 cm (77 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask (Bwoom)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba-style carver
1935.304Wood and paintOverall: 43.3 x 31.2 x 28.3 cm (17 1/16 x 12 5/16 x 11 1/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ejagham-style maker
1990.23Wood, rawhide, cane, paint, bone or ivory, natural fiber, and metalOverall: 67.3 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm (26 1/2 x 17 x 17 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451Wood, glass beads, brass (including upholstery studs), copper alloy, iron alloy, raffia, reedbuck antelope horn, rawhide, animal hair, human teeth, organic material, minerals, and plant fibersOverall: 64 x 24.5 x 24 cm (25 3/16 x 9 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bracelet and Anklet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style blacksmith
1982.341Copper alloyPart 1: 16 x 14.2 cm (6 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Part 2: 14.1 x 11.7 cm (5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Willett Rankin Wilson, in memory of Audley R. and Edna Moore Wilson©
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style blacksmith-carver
2016.56Wood and paintOverall: 45 x 36 x 36 cm (17 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 14 3/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Set 3, from the series Les Septs Stations...
Rachid Koraïchi (Algerian, b. 1947)
2020.220AlabasterOverall: 49 x 49 x 2.9 cm (19 5/16 x 19 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)Dudley P. Allen Fund©
Mask (Kple Kple or Kouassi Gbe)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1975.155Wood, resin, and paintOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble (mbulu ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Kota-style maker
2005.2Wood, copper alloy, and ironOverall: 61 x 27.5 x 3 cm (24 x 10 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
2011.196Wood and organic materialsOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Shoulder crook (yo domolo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1971.290WoodOverall: 62.3 cm (24 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Head
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Nok-culture style region, unknown maker
1995.21TerracottaOverall: 38.2 x 20 cm (15 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
2010.433Wood, cloth, resin, organic material, feathers, natural fibers, antelope horn, seashells (including cowrie shells), glass beads, metalized glass, and plant fiberOverall: 42 x 11.8 x 23 cm (16 9/16 x 4 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.434Wood, organic material (including resin), metalized glass, and clothOverall: 17 x 5.3 x 7 cm (6 11/16 x 2 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, West Africa, Mali, probably Djenné-Djenno, Inland Niger Delta culture-style maker
1985.199TerracottaOverall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Figure
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Sapi-style carver
1976.29SoapstoneOverall: 23.8 x 11.2 x 12.5 cm (9 3/8 x 4 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)Gift of Lucile Munro in memory of her husband Thomas Munro, Curator of Education from 1931 to 1967CCCC0
Sandals (mitalawanda / mitawanda) or Clogs (kiatu cha mti)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unidentified carver
1929.566Wood and glass beadsOverall: 6 x 10.2 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.); Part 2: 4.5 x 12.4 cm (1 3/4 x 4 7/8 in.); Part 3: 6 x 9.5 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/4 in.); Part 4: 3.2 x 12.1 cm (1 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Idiophone/Staff (ahianmwẹn-ọrọ)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.5Copper alloyOverall: 36.2 x 9.9 cm (14 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Container
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, possibly Ọ̀yọ́ region, Yorùbá-style carver
1974.208Wood, paint, and iron alloyOverall: 45.7 cm (18 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Fragment of a Head
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ifẹ̀, Yorùbá-style maker
21.2018Terracotta15.2 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm (6 x 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)Private Collection©
Mask (wan-balinga)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mossi-style blacksmith-carver
2014.1Wood and paintOverall: 34 x 14 x 14 cm (13 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Figure Pair (asye usu)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1971.297Wood, resin, glass beads, plant fiber, and metalPart 1: 49.5 x 9.1 x 13 cm (19 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Part 2: 47.7 x 10 x 11 cm (18 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads, possibly aluminum, iron alloy, upholstery studs, and natural fibersOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph M. Coe in memory of Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1975.152Wood, upholstery studs, and colorantOverall: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Hen
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, member(s) of the Igbesanmwan (wood and ivory carvers) guild
1973.221WoodOverall: 47.6 cm (18 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Helmet Mask (tönköngba or tabakän)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Landuma-style carver
1969.3Wood and natural fibersOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Portrait Mask (mblo)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1974.203Wood and paintOverall: 41.2 cm (16 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294Wood, boar tusks, pelt, cloth, human hair, probably aluminum, reeds, iron alloy, copper alloy, plant fiber, and paintOverall: 38.1 cm (15 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1953.425Copper alloyOverall: 49.4 x 30.6 cm (19 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, cloth (including wool), thread, and copper alloyOverall: 29 x 23 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Figure (Nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1974.212Wood, organic materials (including resin and soil), plant fiber, and glass beadsOverall: 22.4 x 10.7 x 12.4 cm (8 13/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1972.331Wood, metal, leather, and organic materialsOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Pair of Masks
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168Wood and paintPart 1: 77.7 cm (30 9/16 in.); Part 2: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Male Figure (Ofika)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mbole-style carver
2016.33Wood, colorant, and upholstery studs42.2 cm (16 5/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1999.1Copper alloyOverall: 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Yaure-style carver
1971.296Wood, paint, and colorantOverall: 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Figure (kiteki)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1974.201Wood, lizard skin, leopard tooth, pods, cloth, and natural fiberOverall: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask (Omono or Tana Wurum Bogoro)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1975.151Wood and paintOverall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, and natural fiberOverall: 52.1 x 15.6 cm (20 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Veranda Post (Òpó)
probably by Agbonbiofe Adeshina (Yorùbá, c. 1880-1945)
1969.55Wood, probably tar, cloth, and ironOverall: 106.6 cm (41 15/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457Wood, copper alloy, plant fiber, cloth, rawhide or leather, teeth, seeds, resin, synthetic material, iron, and glass beadsOverall: 28 x 15.2 cm (11 x 6 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Idoma-style carver
1964.444Wood, human hair, paint, and possibly kaolinOverall: 20.4 x 17.8 x 16.2 cm (8 1/16 x 7 x 6 3/8 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Bow Stand
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2018.27Wood and plant fiberWithout base: 57.9 x 23 x 10 cm (22 13/16 x 9 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Rattle Staff (ukhuhre)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, member(s) of the Igbesanmwan (wood and ivory carvers) guild
1998.85Wood, paint, cowrie shells, and plant fiberOverall: 149.5 x 7.5 x 8 cm (58 7/8 x 2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)Gift of Phyllis Sloane in memory of Rose WhiteCCCC0
Mask (Emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116Wood, kaolin, colorant, and ironOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
2004.84Wood and probably resinOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Hungaan-style maker
2003.36Wood and colorantOverall: 68 cm (26 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14Wood, aluminum, copper alloy, animal hair, and steelOverall: 62.2 x 23 x 15.3 cm (24 1/2 x 9 1/16 x 6 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150Wood, plant fiber, and colorantOverall: 27 x 22 x 28.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Hand Coil
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1975.188Copper alloyDiameter: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Palm Wine Vessel (kuh mendu)
Cameroon, probably Babessi or Bamessing, Cameroon Grassfields potter
1998.94TerracottaOverall: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0