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Medium: Iron and wood (26)
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura Period
1970.67.aCCCC0
Thumb Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186CCCC0
White and Steel Polars
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
2005.144©
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181©
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu people, 20th century
1974.210©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.721©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022CCCC0
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022.aCCCC0
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485CCCC0
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371©
Axe
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364©
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725CCCC0
No image available
Peru
1940.508CCCC0
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Edo Period
1939.301CCCC0
Throwing knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365CCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India, 17th century
1930.708CCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo (1615-1868) - Meiji (1868-1912) periods
1918.349CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739©
Chest
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135CCCC0
No image available
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135.aCCCC0
No image available
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135.bCCCC0
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan, 18th century
1930.704CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018CCCC0
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018.aCCCC0
No image available
Java
1916.741©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121Iron; wood grip and brass pommel replacementsOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.); Quillions: 15.3 cm (6 in.); Grip: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura Period
1970.67.aWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsOverall: 91.4 cm (36 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura Period
1970.67.bWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsOverall: 36.5 x 74 x 38.1 cm (14 3/8 x 29 1/8 x 15 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura Period
1970.67.cWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsLeonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura Period
1970.67.dWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsLeonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Thumb Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495Wood and ironOverall: 19.1 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm (7 1/2 x 4 x 2 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186Wood, iron, and glassOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
White and Steel Polars
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
2005.144Painted wood, steel, iron, and PlexiglasOverall: 271.8 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm (107 x 16 x 16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181Wood, brass, and ironOverall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500Steel, chiseled and pierced; iron, wood; wire-bound gripOverall: 104.1 cm (41 in.); Blade: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.); Guard: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu people, 20th century
1974.210Wood and ironOverall: 39.3 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367Iron and woodOverall: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.721Iron, wood, and brassOverall: 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.); Blade: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743Iron, wood, and brassOverall: 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, and brassOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022.aIron, wood, and brassOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485Steel, iron, silver inlay; wood and brass wireOverall: 90.8 cm (35 3/4 in.); Blade: 74.1 cm (29 3/16 in.); Guard: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371Iron and woodOverall: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Axe
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364Iron and woodOverall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725Wood (walnut?) inlaid with bone; horn; iron and steel; composite bow (horn and parchment)Overall: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Bow: 74.5 cm (29 5/16 in.); Butt: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
No image available
Peru
1940.508Wood and ironOverall: 8.6 x 6.1 x 2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Edo Period
1939.301Wood, iron, and silverOverall: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Throwing knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365Forged iron and woodOverall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India, 17th century
1930.708Jade hilt with iron and gold; steel blade with iron and gold; wood sheath covered in velvet with metallic threadOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo (1615-1868) - Meiji (1868-1912) periods
1918.349Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold powder (maki-e), hide, iron, and cordDiameter: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739Iron, wood, and copperOverall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.); Handle: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Chest
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135Turned and joined wood, gilded and painted red with applied bone columns and bone inlays, wrought iron hardwardOverall: 53.5 x 94.5 x 37 cm (21 1/16 x 37 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
No image available
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135.aTurned and joined wood, gilded and painted red with applied bone columns and bone inlays, wrought iron hardwardOverall: 53.5 x 94.5 x 37 cm (21 1/16 x 37 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
No image available
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135.bTurned and joined wood with wrought iron hardwareOverall: 53.5 x 94.5 x 37 cm (21 1/16 x 37 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
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
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan, 18th century
1930.704Iron hilt with gold; steel blade with gold; wood scabbard with velvet and metallic threadOverall: 96.6 cm (38 1/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018Forged iron, wood, copper and brassOverall: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.); Blade: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018.aForged iron, wood, copper and brassOverall: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.); Blade: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Java
1916.741Iron with horn handle and woodOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.); Blade: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©