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Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker (75)
Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker (75)
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Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2004.85.aCCCC0
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Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2004.85.bCCCC0
Figure (Nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1974.212CCCC0
Divination Implement
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2010.455CCCC0
Pendant
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2010.456CCCC0
Man's Bwami Prestige Cap (sawamazembe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
1995.211CCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
2010.433CCCC0
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style maker
1972.2©
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.434CCCC0
Figure (iginga)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
2005.3CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Hungaan-style maker
2003.36CCCC0
Bwami Prestige Cap (Mukuba or Nkumbu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lega-style maker
2005.56CCCC0
Mask (Emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2010.431CCCC0
Prestige Cap (mpu ngola)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, or Cabinda (Angola), Kongo-style maker, possibly Yombe subgroup
1997.180CCCC0
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150CCCC0
Mother-and-Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1931.426CCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29CCCC0
Royal Belt (yet)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba Kingdom, Kuba-style maker
1994.87CCCC0
Janus Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hemba-style maker
2010.458CCCC0
Half-Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kusu-style maker
2010.457CCCC0
Oliphant (Side-Blown Trumpet)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.448CCCC0
Female Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.449CCCC0
Shrine Figure (misi or mishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, pre-Bembe style or Boyo-style maker
1969.10CCCC0
Pair of Figures
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo-style maker
2010.460CCCC0
Figure of a Pair
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo-style maker
2010.460.1CCCC0
Figure of a Pair
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo-style maker
2010.460.2CCCC0
Flywhisk
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.435CCCC0
Stool
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.320©
Pipe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang-style maker
1976.181©
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
1997.149CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.743CCCC0
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1954.376CCCC0
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1978.27©
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
1969.7©
Cap
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1994.88CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.721©
Whistle
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1915.442CCCC0
Carved Tooth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
1969.137CCCC0
Sifting Basket
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe-style maker
1915.464CCCC0
Bowharp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.344CCCC0
Bell
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kongo-style maker
1975.190©
Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1994.89CCCC0
Hat (laket)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.465.aCCCC0
Pin (ndwong angwoong) for a Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.465.bCCCC0
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe-style maker
1929.396©
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.538CCCC0
Hat with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.468.aCCCC0
Pin (ndwong angwoong) for Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.468.bCCCC0
Lamellophone "thumb piano"
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bushoong-style maker
1918.373CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.742CCCC0
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.452CCCC0
Scepter
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.450CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa-style or Luntu-style maker
1974.210CCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.466.aCCCC0
Pin for a Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.466.bCCCC0
Bell
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style or Vili-style maker
1975.166CCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.335CCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.335.aCCCC0
Hair Ornament
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.500CCCC0
Hair Ornament
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.501CCCC0
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.467.aCCCC0
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.467.bCCCC0
Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ndengesh-style maker
1962.351©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker
1916.1021.aCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker
1916.1021.bCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka-style maker
1970.34CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.366CCCC0
Throwing Knife / Prestige Scepter (pingha)
Africa, Central or Eastern Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, and Sudan, Zande-style maker
2015.156CCCC0
Ceremonial Sword (ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ngombe-style, Doko-style, or Iboko-style maker
2015.157CCCC0
Sword (byongi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ekonda-style or Kundu-style maker
2015.159CCCC0
Box
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1975.192CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2008.59CCCC0
Cup
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1954.374CCCC0
Basket
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.326CCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.358CCCC0
Divination Implement (itombwa)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1969.550CCCC0
Back Skirt / Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.355CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2004.85.aWoodOverall: 170 cm (66 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2004.85.bIronOverall: 170 cm (66 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Figure (Nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1974.212Wood, organic materials (including resin and soil), plant fiber, and glass 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
Divination Implement
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2010.455Wood, glass beads, and natural fiberOverall: 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
Pendant
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
2010.456IvoryOverall: 8.6 x 2.3 x 4.5 cm (3 3/8 x 7/8 x 1 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
2010.433Wood, cloth, resin, organic material, feathers, natural fibers, antelope horn, seashells (including cowrie shells), glass beads, metalized glass, and plant fiberOverall: 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
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style maker
1972.2Wood and paintOverall: 71.2 cm (28 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.434Wood, organic material (including resin), metalized glass, and clothOverall: 17 x 5.3 x 7 cm (6 11/16 x 2 1/16 x 2 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Hungaan-style maker
2003.36Wood and colorantOverall: 68 cm (26 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings 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
Mask (Emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116Wood, kaolin, colorant, and ironOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2010.431Wood, cloth, organic material, and copper alloyOverall: 23.5 x 7.5 x 8 cm (9 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.); without base: 23.3 cm (9 3/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Prestige Cap (mpu ngola)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, or Cabinda (Angola), Kongo-style maker, possibly Yombe subgroup
1997.180Raffia palm fiber (Raphia ruffia or R. vinifera) and leopard clawsOverall: 42 x 19.3 x 19 cm (16 9/16 x 7 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150Wood, plant fiber, and colorantOverall: 27 x 22 x 28.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Mother-and-Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1931.426Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, natural fiber, and pigmentOverall: 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
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29Raffia, glass beads, cowrie shells, cloth (including wool), thread, and copper alloyOverall: 29 x 23 x 23 cm (11 7/16 x 9 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Royal Belt (yet)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba Kingdom, Kuba-style maker
1994.87Plant fiber, rawhide or leather, glass beads, seashells, cowrie shells, cloth, and colorantOverall: 139.5 cm (54 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Janus Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hemba-style maker
2010.458WoodOverall: 30.8 x 7.9 x 7.3 cm (12 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Half-Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kusu-style maker
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
Oliphant (Side-Blown Trumpet)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.448IvoryOverall: 32 x 4 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Female Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.449IvoryOverall: 12 x 2.5 x 4.5 cm (4 3/4 x 1 x 1 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Shrine Figure (misi or mishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, pre-Bembe style or Boyo-style maker
1969.10Wood and cottonOverall: 48.6 x 15.6 x 17.2 cm (19 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Pair of Figures
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic (most likely), possibly Monzombo-style maker
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
Flywhisk
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.435Wood and animal hairOverall: 30 x 16 x 18 cm (11 13/16 x 6 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Stool
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.320WoodDiameter: 39.1 cm (15 3/8 in.); Overall: 28.6 cm (11 1/4 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu House©
Pipe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang-style maker
1976.181Wood, copper alloy, iron alloy, and organic materialsOverall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
1997.149Wood and paintOverall: 64.7 cm (25 1/2 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
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
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
1954.376WoodOverall: 9.6 x 4.8 cm (3 3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell JelliffeCCCC0
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1978.27Wood, reeds, plant fiber, burlap, natural fiber (possibly cotton), and colorantOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
1969.7Wood and colorantOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Cap
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1994.88Plant fibers, cloth, glass beads, cowrie shells, and copper alloyDiameter: 17.8 cm (7 in.); Overall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
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©
Whistle
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1915.442Probably hippopotamus ivoryOverall: 5.7 x 3.2 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Carved Tooth
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
1969.137Hippopotamus ivory and organic materialOverall: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles E. RosemanCCCC0
Sifting Basket
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe-style maker
1915.464Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.); Outside: 39.4 x 20.7 cm (15 1/2 x 8 1/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Bowharp
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.344Wood, rawhide, plant fiber, metal, and glass beadHandle: 36.9 cm (14 1/2 in.); Drum: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Bell
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kongo-style maker
1975.190Wood and plant fiberOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1994.89EarthenwareDiameter: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.); Overall: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Hat (laket)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.465.aRaffia and dyeOverall: 11.4 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Pin (ndwong angwoong) for a Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.465.bMetalEducational Purchase FundCCCC0
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe-style maker
1929.396Wood, bamboo, and copper alloyThe Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.538Ivory and wireDiameter: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.); Overall: 5.3 cm (2 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. WadeCCCC0
Hat with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.468.aRaffia and dyeWidth at bottom: 12.1 x 12.7 cm (4 3/4 x 5 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Pin (ndwong angwoong) for Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.468.bMetalOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Lamellophone "thumb piano"
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bushoong-style maker
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.CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
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. WadeCCCC0
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.452Wood and wireOverall: 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Scepter
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.450WoodOverall: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa-style or Luntu-style maker
1974.210Wood, iron, and organic materialOverall: 39.3 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.466.aRaffia and dyeOverall: 10.8 x 16.8 cm (4 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Pin for a Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.466.bMetalEducational Purchase FundCCCC0
Bell
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style or Vili-style maker
1975.166Wood and plant fiberOverall: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.335Iron, elephant ivory, leather, and tinKnife including handle: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Hair Ornament
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.500IronOverall: 11.3 cm (4 7/16 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Hair Ornament
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style maker
1915.501IronOverall: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.467.aRaffia and dyeOverall: 11.4 x 15.9 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/4 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
No image available
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.467.bMetalOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ndengesh-style maker
1962.351Wood, colorant, and probably kaolinOverall: 73.7 cm (29 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker
1916.1021.aIron and copper alloyOverall: 40.2 cm (15 13/16 in.); Tang: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.); Blade: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker
1916.1021.bCopper alloy and rawhideGift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka-style maker
1970.34WoodOverall: 61 cm (24 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.366Iron, leather, and woodGift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Throwing Knife / Prestige Scepter (pingha)
Africa, Central or Eastern Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, and Sudan, Zande-style maker
2015.156Iron alloy and plant fiberOverall: 45.5 cm (17 15/16 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. JacksonCCCC0
Ceremonial Sword (ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ngombe-style, Doko-style, or Iboko-style maker
2015.157Iron alloy, wood, copper alloy, and pigmentOverall: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. JacksonCCCC0
Sword (byongi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ekonda-style or Kundu-style maker
2015.159Iron alloy and woodOverall: 53.9 cm (21 1/4 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. JacksonCCCC0
Box
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1975.192WoodOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2008.59Wood and organic materialsWith base: 44 x 7 x 7 cm (17 5/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)The Nina M. Traub TrustCCCC0
Cup
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1954.374WoodDiameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); Overall: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)Gift of Mrs. Louise M. Dunn in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Russell JelliffeCCCC0
Basket
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.326Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 22.5 cm (8 7/8 in.); Diameter of top: 31.6 cm (12 7/16 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.358Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.); Diameter of top: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art SponsersCCCC0
Divination Implement (itombwa)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1969.550Wood and plant fiberOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Gift of various donors by exchangeCCCC0
Back Skirt / Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.355Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 24.1 x 30.5 x 7.6 cm (9 1/2 x 12 x 3 in.)Gift of the African Art SponsersCCCC0