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Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker (6)
Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker (6)
Man's Bwami Prestige Cap (sawamazembe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
1995.211CCCC0
Figure (iginga)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
2005.3CCCC0
Bwami Prestige Cap (Mukuba or Nkumbu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
2005.56CCCC0
Figure (iginga)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker
1977.192©
Figure (iginga)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker
1976.182©
Ceremonial Spoon
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker
1976.186©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Man's Bwami Prestige Cap (sawamazembe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
1995.211Plant fiber, seashells, seeds, pods, buttons, and probably cottonOverall: 35.8 x 26.7 x 19.2 cm (14 1/8 x 10 1/2 x 7 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Figure (iginga)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
2005.3Elephant ivory, tukula, and oilOverall: 16.7 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm (6 9/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Bwami Prestige Cap (Mukuba or Nkumbu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
2005.56Plant fibers, elephant rawhide and hair, cowrie shells, glass beads, and cordOverall: 52.1 x 21.6 x 39.4 cm (20 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial FundCCCC0
Figure (iginga)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker
1977.192IvoryOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Figure (iginga)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker
1976.182IvoryOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Ceremonial Spoon
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega maker
1976.186IvoryOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©