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Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon (16)
Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon (16)
Totem 01/01–18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroonian, b. Central African Republic, 1973)
2018.5©
Commemorative figure (lefem)
probably carved by Ateu Atsa (Bangwa, c. 1840–1910)
1987.62CCCC0
Prestige stool (Kuo)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun Kingdom, Bamileke makers
2006.138CCCC0
No image available
Ibrahim Njoya (Bamum Kingdom (Cameroonian), c. 1887–1962)
2022.47©
Three Illustrious Fons and a Queen before the Old Foumban Palace
Ibrahim Njoya (Bamum Kingdom (Cameroonian), c. 1887–1962)
2022.47.a©
No image available
Ibrahim Njoya (Bamum Kingdom (Cameroonian), c. 1887–1962)
2022.47.b©
Fon Kuoutou being carried to War against the Manguot
Ibrahim Tita M’bohou (Bamum Kingdom (Cameroonian), 1914–1977)
2022.48©
Headdress
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
2007.181CCCC0
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
1971.66CCCC0
Male Figure
Robert of Babanki (African)
1972.328©
Stand or Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1974.209CCCC0
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340©
Pipe Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bangangte, unknown maker
1975.163©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamum Kingdom, Bamum-style maker
1967.151CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, unidentified maker
1972.337©
Stool
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1975.189©
Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, unidentified maker
2008.1012CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Totem 01/01–18 (Baga-Batcham-Alunga-Kota)
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroonian, b. Central African Republic, 1973)
2018.5Wood, glass beads, thread, glue, and silicone adhesiveOverall: 188 x 53 x 38 cm (74 x 20 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Commemorative figure (lefem)
probably carved by Ateu Atsa (Bangwa, c. 1840–1910)
1987.62WoodOverall: 92.1 x 20.3 cm (36 1/4 x 8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Prestige stool (Kuo)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun Kingdom, Bamileke makers
2006.138Wood, cotton, plant fiber, glass beads, and indigoOverall: 51 x 38 x 43 cm (20 1/16 x 14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
No image available
Ibrahim Njoya (Bamum Kingdom (Cameroonian), c. 1887–1962)
2022.47Paper, ink, watercolor, carbon; wooden frame carved by the artistPaper: 78.7 x 96.5 cm (31 x 38 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Trust©
Fon Kuoutou being carried to War against the Manguot
Ibrahim Tita M’bohou (Bamum Kingdom (Cameroonian), 1914–1977)
2022.48Paper, ink, watercolorPaper: 49.5 x 63.5 cm (19 1/2 x 25 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Trust©
Headdress
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
2007.181African gray parrot feathers, wood, plant fiber, probably cotton, string, and colorantDiameter: 90 cm (35 7/16 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082Cotton, burlap, glass beads, twine, leather, and woodOverall: 139.7 x 50.8 x 19.1 cm (55 x 20 x 7 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
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
Male Figure
Robert of Babanki (African)
1972.328Wood and colorantOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Stand or Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1974.209Wood and organic materialsOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340Wood and colorantOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Pipe Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bangangte, unknown maker
1975.163CeramicOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamum Kingdom, Bamum-style maker
1967.151Wood, kaolin, and organic materialsOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, unidentified maker
1972.337WoodOverall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Stool
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, unknown maker
1975.189WoodOverall: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, unidentified maker
2008.1012Wood, glass beads, cloth, thread, and cowrie shellsOverall: 50 x 13 x 10 cm (19 11/16 x 5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)The Nina M. Traub TrustCCCC0