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Location: 108C Akan & Yoruba (20)
Location: 108C Akan & Yoruba (20)
Ifá diviner's necklace (òdìgbà Ifá)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1995.23CCCC0
Memorial head (nsodie)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1990.22CCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/ Kingdom, member of the goldsmiths’ guild
1944.290CCCC0
Female Figure (akua'ba)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Fante-style maker
1975.158CCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths’ guild
1935.310CCCC0
Dance staff for Èṣù (Ògò Èlẹ́gba)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2018.34CCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Baule-style goldsmith
1954.602CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.308CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.312CCCC0
Pendant: Crocodile
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.265CCCC0
Knife Handle Cover
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.311CCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.309CCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/ Kingdom, member of the goldsmiths’ guild
1952.84CCCC0
Pendant: Face in Crescent
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.118CCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Bondoukou region, unknown maker
1972.343CCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.172©
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.403CCCC0
Altar figure (onílé)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2007.160CCCC0
Pendant
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.85CCCC0
Pendant: Face in Diamond
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.171CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Ifá diviner's necklace (òdìgbà Ifá)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1995.23Cloth, glass beads, cardboard, cotton, probably wool, and woodOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Bag: 21.5 x 19.6 cm (8 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Memorial head (nsodie)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1990.22TerracottaOverall: 19.1 x 13.6 x 15.5 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/ Kingdom, member of the goldsmiths’ guild
1944.290GoldOverall: 7 x 7.6 x 1.6 cm (2 3/4 x 3 x 5/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Female Figure (akua'ba)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Fante-style maker
1975.158Wood, hair, resin, and boneOverall: 42.9 x 4.6 x 5.1 cm (16 7/8 x 1 13/16 x 2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths’ guild
1935.310GoldDiameter: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Dance staff for Èṣù (Ògò Èlẹ́gba)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2018.34Wood, leather, cowrie shells, seeds, and natural fiber62 cm (24 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Baule-style goldsmith
1954.602GoldOverall: 7.6 x 5 cm (3 x 1 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.308GoldOverall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.312GoldOverall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Pendant: Crocodile
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.265GoldOverall: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Knife Handle Cover
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.311GoldOverall: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Knife-sheath tip (sika boha)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/Kingdom, Kumasi or probably Kumasi, member of the goldsmiths' guild
1935.309GoldOverall: 6.4 x 2.1 cm (2 1/2 x 13/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Disk Pendant (akrafokɔnmu)
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante Empire/ Kingdom, member of the goldsmiths’ guild
1952.84GoldDiameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pendant: Face in Crescent
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.118GoldOverall: 7 x 7.4 cm (2 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Figure
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Bondoukou region, unknown maker
1972.343Wood, paint, glass beads, and natural fiberOverall: 54.1 x 7.8 x 7.5 cm (21 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Pendant: Face
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.172GoldOverall: 5.8 x 3.9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial Fund©
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.403Copper alloy and ironOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
Altar figure (onílé)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2007.160Copper alloyWith base: 34.3 x 10.8 x 25.4 cm (13 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 10 in.); without base: 31.3 x 10.8 x 25.4 cm (12 5/16 x 4 1/4 x 10 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
Pendant
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1952.85GoldOverall: 3.6 x 7.7 cm (1 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Pendant: Face in Diamond
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, probably Baule-style goldsmith
1942.171GoldOverall: 9.2 x 8.9 cm (3 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0