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Staff of Office
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba
2004.85CCCC0
Head of a Hobbyhorse
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, late 19th-early 20th century
1935.307CCCC0
Half-Figure
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kusu people
2010.457CCCC0
Pair of Figures
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo people
2010.460CCCC0
Figure of a Pair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo people
2010.460.1CCCC0
Figure of a Pair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo people
2010.460.2CCCC0
Bush Buffalo Mask
Africa, Western Sudan, possibly Bwa people, early-mid 20th century
1969.2©
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
Female Figure of a Pair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi people
2010.459.2CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121CCCC0
Thumb Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495CCCC0
White and Steel Polars
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
2005.144©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.428CCCC0
Crucifix
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.444CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67.aCCCC0
Reliquary Guardian Figure
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Kota, probably 19th century
2005.2CCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454CCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454.aCCCC0
Plank Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116©
Container
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, Oyo, 20th century
1974.208©
Veranda Post
probably by Agbonbiofe (Nigerian, 1945)
1969.55CCCC0
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367©
Throwing Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oriental Province, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.333CCCC0
Throwing knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365CCCC0
Twilight of the Idols (Fetish) 3
Kendell Geers (South African, b. 1968)
2018.4©
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.721©
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.440CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom, early 20th century
1971.66CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739©
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, probably Kongo people
2010.432CCCC0
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, 20th century
1962.353©
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186CCCC0
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371©
Pipe
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu, 20th century
2008.152©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
2010.430CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye people
2010.451CCCC0
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.442CCCC0
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.439CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485CCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
1971.294©
Memorial Figure (Ere ibeji)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
2016.9CCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743CCCC0
Khanjar dagger
India, 17th century
1930.708CCCC0
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
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early-mid 20th century
1965.325©
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Edo period
1939.301CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu people, 20th century
1974.210©
Vina
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.723CCCC0
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan, 18th century
1930.704CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366©
Mother and Child Figure
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1972.342©
Sword (byongi)
Ekonda or Kundu people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2015.159©
Knife
Central Africa,Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.742©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1019CCCC0
Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bushoong, 20th century
1918.373©
Axe
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364©
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2015.158©
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
No image available
Peru
1940.508CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018CCCC0
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018.aCCCC0
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2015.157©
Dagger
Java
1916.741©
Sword
Africa, 20th century
1929.331©
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
Staff of Office
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba
2004.85Wood and ironOverall: 170 x 13.3 cm (66 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of a Hobbyhorse
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, late 19th-early 20th century
1935.307Wood and ironOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Half-Figure
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kusu people
2010.457Wood and ironOverall: 20 x 6.8 x 8.5 cm (7 7/8 x 2 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Pair of Figures
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo people
2010.460Wood and ironPart 1: 145 x 31.8 x 23.2 cm (57 1/16 x 12 1/2 x 9 1/8 in.); Part 2: 145 x 26.8 x 23.3 cm (57 1/16 x 10 9/16 x 9 3/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Bush Buffalo Mask
Africa, Western Sudan, possibly Bwa people, early-mid 20th century
1969.2Wood, plant fibers, paint, and ironOverall: 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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
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
Thumb Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495Wood, iron, and wireOverall: 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
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©
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
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
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
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
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
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
Plank Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116Wood, colorant, and ironOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Container
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, Oyo, 20th century
1974.208Wood, paint, and iron alloyOverall: 45.7 cm (18 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Veranda Post
probably by Agbonbiofe (Nigerian, 1945)
1969.55Wood, probably tar, cloth, and ironOverall: 106.6 cm (41 15/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
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©
Throwing Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oriental Province, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.333Iron and woodOverall: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Throwing knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365Iron and woodOverall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Twilight of the Idols (Fetish) 3
Kendell Geers (South African, b. 1968)
2018.4Wood, plastic tape (polyethylene, polypropylene, nylon, or vinyl), and ironOverall: 140 x 43 x 39 cm (55 1/8 x 16 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchased with funds donated by Scott Mueller©
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
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 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©
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.440Wood, feathers, organic material (including resin), iron, and possibly porcelainOverall: 29.5 x 12 x 16 cm (11 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom, early 20th century
1971.66Wood, paint, organic material, and iron alloyOverall: 33 x 63.5 x 41.9 cm (13 x 25 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
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©
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©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, probably Kongo people
2010.432Wood, metalized glass, iron, organic material, ivory or plastic, and natural fiberOverall: 46 x 25.7 x 19.2 cm (18 1/8 x 10 1/8 x 7 9/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, 20th century
1962.353Wood and ironOverall: 33.7 x 48.3 x 13.8 cm (13 1/4 x 19 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186Wood, iron, and metalized glassOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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©
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©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
2010.430Wood, resin, iron, copper, plant fiber, cloth, glass beads, coins, antelope horns, and cowrie shellsOverall: 97.1 cm (38 1/4 in.); without base: 91.5 x 16 x 16.3 cm (36 x 6 5/16 x 6 7/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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
2010.442Wood, organic materials (including resin), iron, reed, tooth, seashell or glass beads, and possibly plasticOverall: 12 x 4 x 4 cm (4 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 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
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
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©
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©
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
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
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
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the 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
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
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
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early-mid 20th century
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. Coe©
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
Male Figure
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu people, 20th century
1974.210Wood, iron, and organic materialOverall: 39.3 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
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.723Iron, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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, Mangbetu, 20th century
1929.366Iron, leather, and woodGift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Mother and Child Figure
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1972.342Wood, paint, glass beads, natural fiber, and ironOverall: 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Sword (byongi)
Ekonda or Kundu people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2015.159Iron alloy and woodOverall: 53.9 cm (21 1/4 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. Jackson©
Knife
Central Africa,Democratic Republic of the 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©
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
Piano
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bushoong, 20th century
1918.373Wood, iron, and upholstery studsOverall: 16.2 cm (6 3/8 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Axe
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364Iron, wood, and metalOverall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of the Congo
2015.158Iron alloy, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. Jackson©
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
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
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the 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 the Congo
2015.157Iron alloy, wood, copper alloy, and pigmentOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. Jackson©
Dagger
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©
Sword
Africa, 20th century
1929.331Iron, leather, wood, metal, and plant fiberOverall: 99.3 cm (39 1/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
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