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Medium: Wood, beads (29)
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297CCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297.1CCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1971.297.2CCCC0
Bust Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, Baga, early 20th century
1964.376©
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454CCCC0
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454.aCCCC0
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454.bCCCC0
Leopard Caryatid Stool
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun kingdom, Bamileke, possibly 19th century
2006.138CCCC0
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
Fertility Figure
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208CCCC0
Half-Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, late 19th-early 20th century
1974.212CCCC0
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426CCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early-mid 20th century
1965.325©
Doll
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Ashanti, 2nd quarter 20th century
1974.211©
Snuff Container
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni, 19th or 20th century
2010.201CCCC0
Totem 01/01-18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroon, b. 1973)
2018.5©
Necklace
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23©
Pipe
Southern Africa, South Africa, Xhosa, 19th or 20th century
2010.199CCCC0
Head
Guinea Coast, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan or We, 20th century
1973.218©
Dancewand
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba,, 20th century
1974.207©
Divination Implement
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.455CCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307©
Comb
Central Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chokwe peoples, mid-late 19th century
1915.453CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili people
2010.433CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye people
2010.451CCCC0
Crown
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.22©
Figure
Africa, Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, 20th century
2008.1012©
Necklace
Peru
1951.167CCCC0
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
2010.430CCCC0
Memorial Figure (Ere ibeji)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
2016.9CCCC0
Portrait of a Man
Jean-Urbain Guérin (French, 1760-1836)
1942.1135CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297Wood, beadsPart 1: 49.5 x 9.1 x 13 cm (19 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Part 2: 47.7 x 10 x 11 cm (18 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297.1Wood, beadsOverall: 49.5 x 9.1 x 13 cm (19 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Figure Pair
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1971.297.2Wood, beadsOverall: 47.7 x 10 x 11 cm (18 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Bust Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, Baga, early 20th century
1964.376Wood, metal, beads, fiberOverall: 52.1 x 15.6 cm (20 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of Edgar A. Hahn©
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454Wood, glass beads, brass, 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
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454.aWood, glass beads, brass, 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
No image available
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454.bWood, glass beads, brass, 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
Leopard Caryatid Stool
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun kingdom, Bamileke, possibly 19th century
2006.138Wood, cotton, fabric and glass beadsOverall: 51 x 38 x 43 cm (20 1/16 x 14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Pair of Figures
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459Wood, copper, glass beads, iron, fabricPart 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
Male Figure of a Pair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459.1Wood, copper, glass beads, iron, fabricOverall: 45 x 15.5 x 9.2 cm (17 11/16 x 6 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Female Figure of a Pair
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi people
2010.459.2Wood, copper, glass beads, iron, fabricOverall: 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
Fertility Figure
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208Wood, glass beads, fiberOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Half-Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, late 19th-early 20th century
1974.212Wood, cloth, beadsOverall: 22.4 x 10.7 x 12.4 cm (8 13/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426Wood, metal, beadsOverall: 53.4 x 13.1 x 14.6 cm (21 x 5 3/16 x 5 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early-mid 20th century
1965.325Wood, beads, shell, metalOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph M. Coe in memory of Ralph M. Coe©
Doll
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Ashanti, 2nd quarter 20th century
1974.211Wood, beads, and stringOverall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Snuff Container
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni, 19th or 20th century
2010.201Wood, glass beads, nut shell, cotton threadOverall: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Totem 01/01-18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroon, b. 1973)
2018.5Wood, beads, glue and silicon masticOverall: 188 x 53 x 38 cm (74 x 20 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Necklace
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23Cloth, glass beads, cardboard, 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 Fund©
Pipe
Southern Africa, South Africa, Xhosa, 19th or 20th century
2010.199Wood, tin, glass beads, sinew, leatherOverall: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Head
Guinea Coast, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan or We, 20th century
1973.218Wood, beads, and cowrie shellsOverall: 38.8 cm (15 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Dancewand
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba,, 20th century
1974.207Wood, beads, and pigmentOverall: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Divination Implement
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.455Wood, glass beadsOverall: 11.4 x 3.4 x 4.8 cm (4 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 1 7/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307Wood, metal, beads, shells, stringOverall: 45.2 x 4.8 x 12.4 cm (17 13/16 x 1 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Comb
Central Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chokwe peoples, mid-late 19th century
1915.453Wood, beadsOverall: 13.3 x 8 x 1.4 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 9/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili people
2010.433Wood, fabric, shells, beads, feathers, resin, glass, twine or cordOverall: 42 x 11.8 x 23 cm (16 9/16 x 4 5/8 x 9 1/16 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, copper, iron, human teeth, antelope horn, hide, animal hair, minerals, 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
Crown
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.22Cloth, glass beads, basketry, cardboard, wood, feather quillsDiameter: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); Overall: 105.9 cm (41 11/16 in.); Cone: 35.1 cm (13 13/16 in.); Fringe: 55.3 cm (21 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Figure
Africa, Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, 20th century
2008.1012Wood, shells, beadsOverall: 50 x 13 x 10 cm (19 11/16 x 5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)The Nina M. Traub Trust©
Necklace
Peru
1951.167Gray beads and woodOverall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344Wood, hide, fiber, metal, beadHandle: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.); Drum: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
2010.430Wood, resin, iron, copper, fiber, fabric, cowries, beads, coins, antelope hornsOverall: 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
Memorial Figure (Ere ibeji)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
2016.9Wood, metal, beads, cowries, fiber, blue 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
Portrait of a Man
Jean-Urbain Guérin (French, 1760-1836)
1942.1135Watercolor on card in a beaded and fretted wood frameFramed: 24.6 x 21.7 cm (9 11/16 x 8 9/16 in.); Sight: 19.7 x 16.6 cm (7 3/4 x 6 9/16 in.)The Edward B. Greene CollectionCCCC0
Small Black Japanese Pill Box with Netsuke
Japan, Hokkaido
2000.1002Lacquered wood, ivory, blue bead, gold leaf, pigmentBox: 8.8 x 5.2 x 2 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/16 x 13/16 in.); Figure: 1.7 x 1.7 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)Gift of Henry B. Andrews©