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Culture: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Luba, early 20th century (18)
Culture: Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Luba, early 20th century (18)
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
1931.426CCCC0
Cap
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.88CCCC0
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
1954.376CCCC0
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1929.344CCCC0
Caryatid Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Luba, early 20th century
1969.9CCCC0
Vessel
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1992.69CCCC0
Bowl
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.89CCCC0
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245CCCC0
Wig (uyembe matota, wiyembe, or pulumba)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, early to mid 20th century
2007.1CCCC0
Bell
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 20th century
1975.166CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku, early 20th century
1975.167CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1970.34CCCC0
Carving
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo, early 20th century
1969.138CCCC0
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ndengesh, early 20th century
1962.351©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, early 20th Century
1916.1016CCCC0
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1975.192CCCC0
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345CCCC0
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1954.374CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Mother-and-Child Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, late 19th-early 20th century
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
Cap
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
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
Whistle (kasengosengo)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
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
Bowharp
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
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
Caryatid Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,Luba, early 20th century
1969.9WoodOverall: 43.8 cm (17 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Vessel
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, early 20th century
1992.69TerracottaDiameter: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.); Overall: 35 x 15.6 cm (13 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)The Mary Spedding Milliken Memorial Collection, Gift of William Mathewson MillikenCCCC0
Bowl
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1994.89EarthenwareDiameter: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.); Overall: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Shield
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, early 20th century
1988.245Bamboo, wood, and plant fibersOverall: 134.6 cm (53 in.)Gift of Mrs. Carl Lerch in memory of the Reverend Andrew F. HenseyCCCC0
Wig (uyembe matota, wiyembe, or pulumba)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe, early to mid 20th century
2007.1Plant fiber, pelt, and clayOverall: 12.7 x 24.8 x 27.3 cm (5 x 9 3/4 x 10 3/4 in.)The Jane B. Tripp Charitable Lead Annuity TrustCCCC0
Bell
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 20th century
1975.166Wood and plant fiberOverall: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku, early 20th century
1975.167Wood, upholstery studs, and plant fiberOverall: 30.5 cm (12 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1970.34WoodOverall: 61 cm (24 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Carving
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo, early 20th century
1969.138IvoryOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Mrs. Charles E. RosemanCCCC0
Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ndengesh, early 20th century
1962.351Wood, colorant, and probably kaolinOverall: 73.7 cm (29 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, early 20th Century
1916.1016Forged iron and copperOverall: 40.6 cm (16 in.); Blade: 32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Box
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
1975.192WoodOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Stool
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nyanga, early 20th Century
1929.345WoodDiameter: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); Overall: 27 cm (10 5/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Cup
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, early 20th century
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