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Idiophone/Staff (ahianmwẹn-ọrọ)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.5CCCC0
Corpus (Crucified Christ)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.445CCCC0
Finial of a Staff
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1946.229CCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1953.425CCCC0
Lioness
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 2100 BC
1989.253CCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1999.1CCCC0
Feline incense burner
eastern Iran, western Afghanistan, or Turkmenistan, Khorasan
1948.308CCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.aCCCC0
No image available
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuk Period, 11th-12th century
1948.308.bCCCC0
Male figure
Unidentified people, Benue River Valley, Nigeria
2016.57CCCC0
Hand Coil
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1975.188CCCC0
Equestrian Figure
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, possibly 18th century
2007.160CCCC0
"Foundation Nail" of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash, c. 2100 BC
1990.31CCCC0
Gold Weight :  Antelope
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.306CCCC0
Ancestral Commemorative Head (uhunmwun-elao)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.6CCCC0
Pair of Figures
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459CCCC0
Male Figure of a Pair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459.1CCCC0
Gold Weight:  Geometric
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1962.244CCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37CCCC0
Pair of Bracelets
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang, 20th century
1976.177©
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang, 20th century
1976.177.1©
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang, 20th century
1976.177.2©
Crucifix
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.444CCCC0
Gold Weight: Fish
Africa, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1961.399CCCC0
Gold Weight:  Geometric
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1969.265CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.428CCCC0
Enthroned Buddha preaching
Myanmar or Thailand, 8th-9th century
1989.49CCCC0
Bracelet and Anklet
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan, 20th century
1982.341©
Bracelet
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan, 20th century
1982.341.1©
Anklet
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan, 20th century
1982.341.2©
Wooden Casket: Scenes from the Life of Christ
Anglo-Saxon, England, West Midlands?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1953.362CCCC0
Phylactery (Reliquary Penant)
Byzantium, Egypt or Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th-8th centuries
1999.237CCCC0
Snuff Container
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe or Mozambique, Northern Nguni or Shona
2010.200CCCC0
Reliquary Guardian Figure
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Kota, probably 19th century
2005.2CCCC0
Neck Ornament
South Africa, Northern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.207CCCC0
Figure (kgöngwana-tshingwana/Ngwana sehô)
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208CCCC0
Pair of Figure Staffs (Edan Ogboni)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
1996.403CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.510CCCC0
Pipe
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon Bagam
1972.330©
Miniature Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1935.305©
Figure
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asanti, 20th century
1962.243©
Female Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.429CCCC0
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.175©
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.174©
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.176©
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.511CCCC0
Neck Ring
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.173©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
2010.431CCCC0
Figurine Plaque
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 300 BC-AD 200 with modern etched enhancement?
1940.512CCCC0
Hornbill
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1969.136©
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558CCCC0
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513CCCC0
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181©
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096CCCC0
Pendant Plaque with Bird and Alligator
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, mid-20th century
1971.98©
Animal Pendant
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Tusyan, 20th century
1971.96©
Animal Pendant
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Tusyan people, 20th century
1971.97©
Filigree Disk Brooch with Central Boss
Frankish (late Merovingian), 7th century
2007.163CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1916.721©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
1994.14©
Embroidered Fan for Wedding Ceremony
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.559CCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164CCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164.aCCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container (lid)
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164.bCCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 19th century
1996.402CCCC0
Memorial Figure (Ere ibeji)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
2016.9CCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
1971.294©
Ring
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1975.1009©
Comb
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe people, 20th century
1929.396©
Hat (Kalyeem)
Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba artist
1998.29©
Ring
Africa, Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, 20th century
1975.1008©
Ring
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1969.582CCCC0
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu, 20th century
2008.152©
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1938.432CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye people
2010.451CCCC0
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.439CCCC0
Cap
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.88©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743CCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1973.220©
Untitled (Pair of Portraits)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828-1906)
2017.8CCCC0
Untitled (Portrait of a Man)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828-1906)
2017.8.1CCCC0
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828-1906)
2017.8.2CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022.aCCCC0
Sheath
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022.bCCCC0
Set of Headdress Ornaments
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.1CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.2CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.3CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.4CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.5CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.6CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.7CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.8CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.9CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.10CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1021CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1021.aCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1021.bCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.723CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.1018CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018.aCCCC0
Sheath
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018.bCCCC0
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.158CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.742©
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.157©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1019CCCC0
Flywhisk
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 19th century
1975.8CCCC0
Ceremonial Hoe
Africa, South Africa, possibly Zulu peoples, early 20th century
1915.496©
Portrait of Dharmakirti
Tibet, c. 15th-16th century
2010.474CCCC0
Dagger
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12-13, or later
1914.676CCCC0
Fragment of a Staff
Kalundwe people, Democractic Republic of the Congo
2016.11CCCC0
Scepter
Ovimbundu people, Angola, Central Africa, Africa, late 19th or early 20th century
2015.155CCCC0
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Meiji period
1939.311CCCC0
Beaded Necklace
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu
1942.1530CCCC0
Fan
Europe, 19th century
1960.270CCCC0
Fan
19th century
1947.273CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Corpus (Crucified Christ)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.445Copper alloyOverall: 16.5 x 12.5 x 2.5 cm (6 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 1 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Finial of a Staff
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1946.229Cast copper alloyOverall: 11.8 x 6.8 cm (4 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
Lioness
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 2100 BC
1989.253Copper alloy, lost-wax castOverall: 4.2 x 3.1 x 13.3 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
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
Feline incense burner
eastern Iran, western Afghanistan, or Turkmenistan, Khorasan
1948.308Copper alloy, cast and chasedOverall: 35.5 x 11 x 32.5 cm (14 x 4 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Head: 17.8 x 9.5 x 12.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Male figure
Unidentified people, Benue River Valley, Nigeria
2016.57Copper alloyHeight: 44.7 cm (17 5/8 in.)John L. Severance 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
Equestrian Figure
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, possibly 18th century
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
"Foundation Nail" of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash, c. 2100 BC
1990.31Copper alloy, lost-wax castOverall: 17.5 x 4.5 x 7.3 cm (6 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.); with base: 20.9 x 6.3 x 9.1 cm (8 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Gold Weight :  Antelope
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.306Copper alloyOverall: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial 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
Pair of Figures
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
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
Gold Weight:  Geometric
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1962.244Copper alloyOverall: 2.4 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm (15/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. HornungCCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37Gold-silver-copper alloy (cast)Overall: 11.2 x 6.1 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Pair of Bracelets
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang, 20th century
1976.177Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. White©
Crucifix
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
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
Gold Weight: Fish
Africa, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1961.399Copper alloyOverall: 2.8 x 6.6 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)Gift of William Ellery GreeneCCCC0
Gold Weight:  Geometric
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1969.265Copper alloyGift of Georges D. RodriguesCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
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
Enthroned Buddha preaching
Myanmar or Thailand, 8th-9th century
1989.49Copper alloy with gildingLeonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bracelet and Anklet
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast/Liberia, Dan, 20th century
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©
Wooden Casket: Scenes from the Life of Christ
Anglo-Saxon, England, West Midlands?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1953.362Boxwood, copper-alloy, glassOverall: 9 x 7.8 x 15.7 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/16 x 6 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Phylactery (Reliquary Penant)
Byzantium, Egypt or Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th-8th centuries
1999.237Copper alloyDiameter: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Overall: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)Gift of Bruce Ferrini in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Snuff Container
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe or Mozambique, Northern Nguni or Shona
2010.200Gourd and copper alloyOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Reliquary Guardian Figure
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Kota, probably 19th century
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
Neck Ornament
South Africa, Northern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.207Glass beads, plant fiber, copper alloy, and ironOverall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Figure (kgöngwana-tshingwana/Ngwana sehô)
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208Wood, glass beads, cloth, thread, and copper alloyOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Pair of Figure Staffs (Edan Ogboni)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
1996.403Copper alloy and ironOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.510Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 5.2 x 4.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Pipe
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon Bagam
1972.330Copper alloyOverall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Miniature Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1935.305Copper alloyOverall: 7.7 x 6.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial Fund©
Figure
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asanti, 20th century
1962.243Copper alloyOverall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Hornung©
Female Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.429Wood, possibly ceramic, and copper alloyOverall: 17 x 5.8 x 4.2 cm (6 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.175Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. White©
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.174Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. White©
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.176Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. White©
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.511Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 5.2 x 4.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Neck Ring
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.173Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. White©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
2010.431Wood, cloth, organic material, and copper alloyOverall: 23.5 x 7.5 x 8 cm (9 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.); without base: 23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Figurine Plaque
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 300 BC-AD 200 with modern etched enhancement?
1940.512Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 6.8 x 4.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Hornbill
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1969.136Copper alloyOverall: 4.8 x 8.7 cm (1 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.)Gift of the Estate of M. R. Permut in his memory©
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558Copper alloy; satin weave silk; silk and metal thread embroidery; and paperDiameter: 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 8.8 x 4.8 cm (3 7/16 x 1 7/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181Wood, copper alloy, iron alloy, and organic materialsOverall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096Steel, copper alloy inlays; wood grip with steel wireOverall: 90.7 cm (35 11/16 in.); Blade: 77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.); Quillions: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Pendant Plaque with Bird and Alligator
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, mid-20th century
1971.98Copper alloyOverall: 13.7 x 5.7 cm (5 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Georges D. Rodrigues©
Animal Pendant
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Tusyan, 20th century
1971.96Copper alloyOverall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of Georges D. Rodrigues©
Animal Pendant
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Tusyan people, 20th century
1971.97Copper alloyOverall: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of Georges D. Rodrigues©
Filigree Disk Brooch with Central Boss
Frankish (late Merovingian), 7th century
2007.163Gilt silver, copper alloy, glass, almandineOverall: 4.2 x 4.3 x 1.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1916.721Iron, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.); Blade: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
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©
Embroidered Fan for Wedding Ceremony
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.559Circular fan; copper alloy, silk, metal thread, and paperDiameter: 29.9 cm (11 3/4 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164Cast copper alloyOverall: 7.7 x 10.2 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 19th century
1996.402Copper alloy and ironOverall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
Memorial Figure (Ere ibeji)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
2016.9Wood, copper alloy, iron alloy, lead, glass beads, cowrie shells, twine, and pigmentOverall: 25.6 x 18.8 x 5.8 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Kim SherwinCCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
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. White©
Ring
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1975.1009Copper alloyDiameter: 4.5 x 2.4 cm (1 3/4 x 15/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Comb
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe people, 20th century
1929.396Wood, bamboo, and copper alloyThe Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Hat (Kalyeem)
Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba artist
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 Fund©
Ring
Africa, Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, 20th century
1975.1008Copper alloyDiameter: 6.4 x 1.7 cm (2 1/2 x 11/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Ring
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1969.582Copper alloyThe Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu, 20th century
2008.152Wood, iron, and copper alloyOverall: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)Jo Hershey Selden Fund©
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346Painted and gilded wood with ivory veneers and inlay; copper alloy frets; iron alloy strings (with one modern copper replacement)Overall: 95.2 x 15.3 cm (37 1/2 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1938.432Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye people
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
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.439Wood, metalized glass, organic materials (including resin), feathers, plant fibers, iron, and copper alloyOverall: 34 x 9.5 x 25 cm (13 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Cap
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.88Plant fibers, cloth, glass beads, cowrie shells, and copper alloyDiameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
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 Fund©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743Iron, wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, plant fibers, and rawhideOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.); Blade: 41.4 cm (16 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1973.220Copper alloy and ironOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Untitled (Pair of Portraits)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828-1906)
2017.8Photographs on enamel in copper alloy frame with velvet linerEach: 7.7 x 6.2 cm (3 1/16 x 2 7/16 in.)John Cook Memorial FundCCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022Iron, wood, copper alloy, metal, rawhide, and plant fiberOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Set of Headdress Ornaments
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179Copper-silver alloy, gilding, kingfisher feathers, glass beadsOverall: 8.1 x 5.1 cm (3 3/16 x 2 in.); Average: 10.3 x 5.4 cm (4 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.); Irregular: 7.2 x 5.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 in.); Part 1: 21.3 x 29.5 cm (8 3/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Part 2: 10.7 x 12.4 cm (4 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Part 3: 7.5 x 3.9 cm (2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.); Part 4: 8.9 x 8.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.); Part 5: 8.1 x 8.5 cm (3 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.); Third Section: 11.5 x 2.1 cm (4 1/2 x 13/16 in.); Second Section: 16 x 7.3 cm (6 5/16 x 2 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. GinavenCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi, late 19th-early 20th century
1916.1021Iron, copper alloy, and rawhideOverall: 40.2 cm (15 13/16 in.); Tang: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Blade: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.723Iron, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.1018Iron, wood, copper alloy, reptile skin, leather or rawhide, and upholstery studsOverall: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.); Blade: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.158Iron alloy, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. JacksonCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.742Iron, copper alloy, wood, and clothOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.); Blade: 36.2 cm (14 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.157Iron alloy, wood, copper alloy, and pigmentOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. Jackson©
Electrotype Replica of Tetradrachm: Athena (Obverse); Owl (Reverse)
Greece
1916.977Silver-plated copper alloy (?)Diameter: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1019Iron, wood, copper alloy, cloth, and resinOverall: 42.6 cm (16 3/4 in.); Blade: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Flywhisk
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 19th century
1975.8Copper alloy and leatherOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Ceremonial Hoe
Africa, South Africa, possibly Zulu peoples, early 20th century
1915.496Wood and copper alloyOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase Fund©
Portrait of Dharmakirti
Tibet, c. 15th-16th century
2010.474Silver-copper alloyOverall: 12.5 x 8 x 6.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Dagger
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12-13, or later
1914.676Bronze blade with handle of wood, and copper alloyOverall: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Knife Handle (Kozuka) with Family of Chickens
Japan, possibly Edo period
1940.673Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), goldOverall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Fragment of a Staff
Kalundwe people, Democractic Republic of the Congo
2016.11Wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, and ironOverall: 34.5 x 3.2 x 5.4 cm (13 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)Gift of Kim SherwinCCCC0
Scepter
Ovimbundu people, Angola, Central Africa, Africa, late 19th or early 20th century
2015.155Wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, iron alloy, and cottonOverall: 57.5 x 4.5 x 5.5 cm (22 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Anita J. GlazeCCCC0
Untitled (Case with portraits of a man and woman and hair ornaments)
19th century
2017.9Photographs: photographs on enamel, framed in copper alloy metal frames; hair lockets: hair with pen and black and ink on cream-colored backing; case: leather with metal push-clasp and velvet-lined interiorImage: 3.5 x 3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.); Case: 9 x 5 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in.)John Cook Memorial FundCCCC0
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Meiji period
1939.311Bamboo, metal, silver/brass alloy, and copper (?)Overall: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Beaded Necklace
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu
1942.1530Plant fibers, glass beads, possibly sinew, and copper alloy buttonOverall: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.)Gift of W. A. PriceCCCC0
Fan
Europe, 19th century
1960.270Celluloid with gold leaf and paint, mother-of-pearl, painted and gilt silk, gilt copper alloy with green glassOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); Spread: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)Gift of Helen HumphreysCCCC0
Fan
19th century
1947.273Bone with gold paint, nickel (?) plated brass inlays, gauze with gold and silver colored sequins, copper alloy ringOverall: 21.6 x 40.7 cm (8 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Landesman Family in memory of their sister Dorothy Landesman FelheimCCCC0