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Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker (49)
Culture: Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker (49)
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili-style maker
2010.433CCCC0
Lamellophone (chisanji)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1915.495CCCC0
Male Figure (Nkisi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.434CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2010.431CCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29CCCC0
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
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2010.430CCCC0
Female Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
2010.449CCCC0
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
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
1929.320CCCC0
Pipe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang-style maker
1976.181©
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 Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe-style maker
1997.149CCCC0
Cap
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1994.88CCCC0
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
1969.7©
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
Hat (laket) with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.465CCCC0
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
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
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe-style maker
1929.396©
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
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.538CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker
1916.1021CCCC0
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
Bell
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style or Vili-style maker
1975.166CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa-style or Luntu-style maker
1974.210CCCC0
Hat with a pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.466CCCC0
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
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
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.467CCCC0
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©
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
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.356CCCC0
Harp
African, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande-style maker
1929.346CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2008.59CCCC0
Box
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1975.192CCCC0
Cup
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1954.374CCCC0
Divination Implement (itombwa)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1969.550CCCC0
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.358CCCC0
Basket
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.326CCCC0
Back Skirt / Sitting Pad (negbe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.355CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
Lamellophone (chisanji)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
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
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
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
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
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
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
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
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
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
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 HouseCCCC0
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©
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 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
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
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©
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
Hat (laket) with Pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.465Raffia, dye, and metalOverall: 11.4 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm (4 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
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
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©
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
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
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi-style maker
1916.1021Iron, copper alloy, and rawhideOverall: 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
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
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 with a pin
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.466Raffia, metal, and dyeOverall: 10.8 x 16.8 cm (4 1/4 x 6 5/8 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
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
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1915.467Raffia and dyePin: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); Width at bottom: 11.4 x 15.9 cm (4 1/2 x 6 1/4 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©
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
Hat
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.356Plant fibers and dyeOverall: 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Diameter of top: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)Gift of the African Art SponsersCCCC0
Harp
African, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zande-style maker
1929.346Wood, snakeskin, pelt, cloth, and natural fiberDiameter: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 in.); Overall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
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
Box
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1975.192WoodOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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