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Medium: Copper alloy and iron (29)
Medium: Copper alloy and iron (29)
Ancestral Commemorative Head (uhunmwun-elao)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.6CCCC0
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
Crucifix
Africa, Central Africa, Kongo Kingdom, Kongo-style maker
2010.444CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.428CCCC0
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble (mbulu ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Kota-style maker
2005.2CCCC0
Neckpiece with panel (umphapheni)
Africa, Southern African, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Northern Nguni (Zulu)-style maker
2010.207CCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.403CCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1973.220©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba peoples, 20th century
1916.721©
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181©
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.402CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294CCCC0
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2016.9CCCC0
Pipe bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luluwa or Luntu maker
2008.152CCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451CCCC0
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.439CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743CCCC0
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
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
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.723CCCC0
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
1916.742CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1019CCCC0
Ceremonial Sword (ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko maker
2015.157CCCC0
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
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
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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
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
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
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
Neckpiece with panel (umphapheni)
Africa, Southern African, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Northern Nguni (Zulu)-style maker
2010.207Glass beads, plant fiber, copper alloy, and ironOverall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1973.220Copper alloy and ironOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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©
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©
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
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.402Copper alloy and ironOverall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
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
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
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
Pipe bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luluwa or Luntu maker
2008.152Wood, iron, and copper alloyOverall: 25 cm (9 13/16 in.)Jo Hershey Selden 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
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
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
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
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
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
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. 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
Ceremonial Sword (ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko maker
2015.157Iron alloy, wood, copper alloy, and pigmentOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. JacksonCCCC0
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
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