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Medium: Copper alloy (97)
Medium: Copper alloy (97)
Bracelet and Anklet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style blacksmith
1982.341©
Bracelet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style maker
1982.341.1©
Anklet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style blacksmith
1982.341.2©
Phylactery (Reliquary Penant)
Byzantium, Egypt or Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th-8th centuries
1999.237CCCC0
Idiophone/Staff (ahianmwẹn-ọrọ)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.5CCCC0
Corpus (Crucified Christ)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.445CCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1953.425CCCC0
Finial of a Staff
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1946.229CCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo): Geometric Form
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1962.244CCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1999.1CCCC0
Lioness
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 2100 BC
1989.253CCCC0
Hand Coil
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1975.188CCCC0
Male figure
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Benue River Valley, Unidentified maker
2016.57CCCC0
Altar figure (onílé)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2007.160CCCC0
"Foundation Nail" of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash, c. 2100 BC
1990.31CCCC0
Ancestral Commemorative Head (uhunmwun-elao)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.6CCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo):  Antelope
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1935.306CCCC0
Pair of Figures
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459CCCC0
Male Figure of a Pair
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459.1CCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37CCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo): Geometric
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1969.265CCCC0
Pair of Bracelets
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.177©
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.177.1©
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.177.2©
Crucifix
Africa, Central Africa, Kongo Kingdom, Kongo-style maker
2010.444CCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo): Fish
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1961.399CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.428CCCC0
Wooden Casket: Scenes from the Life of Christ
Anglo-Saxon, England, West Midlands?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1953.362CCCC0
Enthroned Buddha Preaching
Myanmar or Thailand
1989.49CCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308CCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308.aCCCC0
Head for a Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308.bCCCC0
Tail for a Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308.cCCCC0
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble (mbulu ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Kota-style maker
2005.2CCCC0
Snuff Container
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe or Mozambique, Northern Nguni-style or Shona-style maker
2010.200CCCC0
Figure (kgöngwana-tshingwana/Ngwana sehô)
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho-style maker
2010.208CCCC0
Neckpiece with panel (umphapheni)
Africa, Southern African, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Northern Nguni (Zulu)-style maker
2010.207CCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.403CCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096CCCC0
Figure
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1962.243©
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.175CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.510CCCC0
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.174CCCC0
Female Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.429CCCC0
Miniature Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style maker
1935.305©
Pipe
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon Bagam
1972.330CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2010.431CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.511CCCC0
Neck Ring
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.173CCCC0
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.176CCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1973.220©
Figurine Plaque
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 300 BC-AD 200 with modern etched enhancement?
1940.512CCCC0
Pipe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang-style maker
1976.181©
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513CCCC0
Hornbill
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1969.136CCCC0
Animal Pendant
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Tusyan, 20th century
1971.96CCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451CCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346CCCC0
Pendant Plaque with Bird and Alligator
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1971.98©
Filigree Disk Brooch with Central Boss
Frankish (late Merovingian), 7th century
2007.163CCCC0
Animal Pendant
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Tusyan-style maker
1971.97CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.721©
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14©
Pipe bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luluwa or Luntu maker
2008.152CCCC0
Set of Headdress Ornaments
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.1CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.2CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.3CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.4CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.5CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.6CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.7CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.8CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.9CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179.10CCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164CCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164.aCCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container (lid)
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164.bCCCC0
Embroidered Fan for Wedding Ceremony
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.559CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294CCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.402CCCC0
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2016.9CCCC0
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558CCCC0
Hat (Kalyeem)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1998.29CCCC0
Comb
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, possibly Chokwe-style maker
1929.396©
Ring
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1975.1009CCCC0
Ring
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style maker
1975.1008CCCC0
Ring
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style maker
1969.582CCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1938.432CCCC0
Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
2010.439CCCC0
Cap
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1994.88CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.743CCCC0
Untitled (Pair of Portraits)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828–1906)
2017.8CCCC0
Untitled (Portrait of a Man)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828–1906)
2017.8.1CCCC0
Untitled (Portrait of a Woman)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828–1906)
2017.8.2CCCC0
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
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.aCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022.bCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018.aCCCC0
Sheath
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018.bCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.723CCCC0
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.158CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.742CCCC0
Ceremonial Sword (ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ngombe-style, Doko-style, or Iboko-style maker
2015.157CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1019CCCC0
Ceremonial Hoe
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, possibly Zulu-style maker
1915.496CCCC0
Flywhisk
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 19th century
1975.8CCCC0
Portrait of Dharmakirti
Tibet, c. 15th-16th century
2010.474CCCC0
Dagger
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12-13, or later
1914.676CCCC0
Tide Changing Jewel with Dragon
Japan, Meiji period
1947.682CCCC0
Fragment of a Staff
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kalundwe, unknown maker
2016.11CCCC0
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Meiji period
1939.311CCCC0
Scepter
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, Ovimbundu-style maker
2015.155CCCC0
Beaded Necklace
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu
1942.1530CCCC0
Fan
19th century
1947.273CCCC0
Fan
Europe, 19th century
1960.270CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Bracelet and Anklet
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style blacksmith
1982.341Copper alloyPart 1: 16 x 14.2 cm (6 5/16 x 5 9/16 in.); Part 2: 14.1 x 11.7 cm (5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)Gift of Willett Rankin Wilson, in memory of Audley R. and Edna Moore Wilson©
Phylactery (Reliquary Penant)
Byzantium, Egypt or Syria, early Byzantine period, 6th-8th centuries
1999.237Copper alloyDiameter: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.); Overall: 7.8 cm (3 1/16 in.)Gift of Bruce Ferrini in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
Idiophone/Staff (ahianmwẹn-ọrọ)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.5Copper alloyOverall: 36.2 x 9.9 cm (14 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Corpus (Crucified Christ)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.445Copper alloyOverall: 16.5 x 12.5 x 2.5 cm (6 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 1 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1953.425Copper alloyOverall: 49.4 x 30.6 cm (19 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Finial of a Staff
Peru, North Coast, Chimú style
1946.229Cast copper alloyOverall: 11.8 x 6.8 cm (4 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo): Geometric Form
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1962.244Copper alloyOverall: 2.4 x 1.4 x 1.2 cm (15/16 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. HornungCCCC0
Plaque
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1999.1Copper alloyOverall: 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Lioness
Sumerian, Iraq, c. 2100 BC
1989.253Copper alloy, lost-wax castOverall: 4.2 x 3.1 x 13.3 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.)Bequest of Mrs. Severance A. MillikinCCCC0
Hand Coil
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1975.188Copper alloyDiameter: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Male figure
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Benue River Valley, Unidentified maker
2016.57Copper alloyHeight: 44.7 x 22.7 x 9.6 cm (17 5/8 x 8 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Altar figure (onílé)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2007.160Copper alloyWith base: 34.3 x 10.8 x 25.4 cm (13 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 10 in.); without base: 31.3 x 10.8 x 25.4 cm (12 5/16 x 4 1/4 x 10 in.)Alma Kroeger FundCCCC0
"Foundation Nail" of Gudea
Neo-Sumerian, Iraq, probably Lagash, c. 2100 BC
1990.31Copper alloy, lost-wax castOverall: 17.5 x 4.5 x 7.3 cm (6 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.); with base: 20.9 x 6.3 x 9.1 cm (8 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Ancestral Commemorative Head (uhunmwun-elao)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.6Copper alloy and ironOverall: 29.9 x 21.6 x 20.4 cm (11 3/4 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo):  Antelope
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Akan-style artist
1935.306Copper alloyOverall: 5.2 cm (2 1/16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Pair of Figures
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459Wood, iron alloy, copper alloy, glass beads, plant fiber, and clothPart 1: 45 x 15.5 x 9.2 cm (17 11/16 x 6 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.); Part 2: 41 x 13 x 11.5 cm (16 1/8 x 5 1/8 x 4 1/2 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Figure of a Warrior
Central Mexico, Tetzcoco?, Aztec, Post-Classic Period
1984.37Gold-silver-copper alloy (cast)Overall: 11.2 x 6.1 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo): Geometric
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1969.265Copper alloyGift of Georges D. RodriguesCCCC0
Pair of Bracelets
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.177Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. White©
Crucifix
Africa, Central Africa, Kongo Kingdom, Kongo-style maker
2010.444Copper alloy, wood, upholstery studs, and iron alloyOverall: 44.7 x 22.2 x 3.2 cm (17 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Gold Weight (abrammuo): Fish
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1961.399Copper alloyOverall: 2.8 x 6.6 x 0.4 cm (1 1/8 x 2 5/8 x 3/16 in.)Gift of William Ellery GreeneCCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.428Wood, ceramic or Formica, copper alloy, and iron alloyOverall: 47.5 x 14.8 x 16.3 cm (18 11/16 x 5 13/16 x 6 7/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Wooden Casket: Scenes from the Life of Christ
Anglo-Saxon, England, West Midlands?, Romanesque period, 11th century
1953.362Boxwood, copper-alloy, glassOverall: 9 x 7.8 x 15.7 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/16 x 6 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Enthroned Buddha Preaching
Myanmar or Thailand
1989.49Copper alloy with gildingOverall: 55.1 x 24.1 x 26 cm (21 11/16 x 9 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Feline Incense Burner
Iran, Khurasan, Seljuq period of Iran
1948.308Copper alloy, cast, engraved, chased, and piercedOverall: 35.5 x 11 x 32.5 cm (14 x 4 5/16 x 12 13/16 in.); Head: 17.8 x 9.5 x 12.5 cm (7 x 3 3/4 x 4 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble (mbulu ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Kota-style maker
2005.2Wood, copper alloy, and ironOverall: 61 x 27.5 x 3 cm (24 x 10 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Snuff Container
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe or Mozambique, Northern Nguni-style or Shona-style maker
2010.200Gourd and copper alloyOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Electrotype Replica of Tetradrachm: Head of Athena (obverse); Owl (reverse)
Greece
1916.977Silver-plated copper alloy (?)Diameter: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Figure (kgöngwana-tshingwana/Ngwana sehô)
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho-style maker
2010.208Wood, glass beads, cloth, thread, and copper alloyOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Neckpiece with panel (umphapheni)
Africa, Southern African, South Africa, Southeast Cape Region, Northern Nguni (Zulu)-style maker
2010.207Glass beads, plant fiber, copper alloy, and ironOverall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.403Copper alloy and ironOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
Small Sword
France, 18th century
1916.1096Steel, copper alloy inlays; wood grip with steel wireOverall: 90.7 cm (35 11/16 in.); Blade: 77.2 cm (30 3/8 in.); Quillions: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Figure
Africa, West Africa, Ghana, Asante goldsmith
1962.243Copper alloyOverall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Hornung©
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Tibet
1918.389Bone, leather, and copper alloyOverall: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.©
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.175Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.510Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 5.2 x 4.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Bracelet
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.174Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Female Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.429Wood, possibly ceramic, and copper alloyOverall: 17 x 5.8 x 4.2 cm (6 11/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Miniature Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style maker
1935.305Copper alloyOverall: 7.7 x 6.1 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial Fund©
Pipe
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon Bagam
1972.330Copper alloyOverall: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas
1940.511Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 5.2 x 4.6 cm (2 1/16 x 1 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Neck Ring
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Fang-style maker
1976.173Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Bracelet
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Fang
1976.176Copper alloyGift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1973.220Copper alloy and ironOverall: 8.9 cm (3 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Figurine Plaque
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 300 BC-AD 200 with modern etched enhancement?
1940.512Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 6.8 x 4.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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©
Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Ica Valley?, Paracas, c. 300 BC-AD 100
1940.513Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 8.8 x 4.8 cm (3 7/16 x 1 7/8 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Hornbill
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1969.136Copper alloyOverall: 4.8 x 8.7 cm (1 7/8 x 3 7/16 in.)Gift of the Estate of M. R. Permut in his memoryCCCC0
Animal Pendant
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Tusyan, 20th century
1971.96Copper alloyOverall: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)Gift of Georges D. RodriguesCCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451Wood, glass beads, brass (including upholstery studs), copper alloy, iron alloy, raffia, reedbuck antelope horn, rawhide, animal hair, human teeth, organic material, minerals, and plant fibersOverall: 64 x 24.5 x 24 cm (25 3/16 x 9 5/8 x 9 7/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346Gourd and wood with pigment, ivory, and bone; copper alloy frets, and iron alloy strings (with one modern copper replacement)Overall: 95.2 x 15.3 cm (37 1/2 x 6 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
Pendant Plaque with Bird and Alligator
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1971.98Copper alloyOverall: 13.7 x 5.7 cm (5 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)Gift of Georges D. Rodrigues©
Filigree Disk Brooch with Central Boss
Frankish (late Merovingian), 7th century
2007.163Gilt silver, copper alloy, glass, almandineOverall: 4.2 x 4.3 x 1.8 cm (1 5/8 x 1 11/16 x 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Animal Pendant
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Tusyan-style maker
1971.97Copper alloyOverall: 12.1 cm (4 3/4 in.)Gift of Georges D. RodriguesCCCC0
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©
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14Wood, aluminum, copper alloy, animal hair, and steelOverall: 62.2 x 23 x 15.3 cm (24 1/2 x 9 1/16 x 6 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Pipe bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luluwa or Luntu maker
2008.152Wood, iron, and copper alloyOverall: 6 x 7.4 x 24 cm (2 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 9 7/16 in.)Jo Hershey Selden FundCCCC0
Set of Headdress Ornaments
China, Qing dynasty
2001.179Copper-silver alloy, gilding, kingfisher feathers, glass beadsOverall: 8.1 x 5.1 cm (3 3/16 x 2 in.); Average: 10.3 x 5.4 cm (4 1/16 x 2 1/8 in.); Irregular: 7.2 x 5.1 cm (2 13/16 x 2 in.); Part 1: 21.3 x 29.5 cm (8 3/8 x 11 5/8 in.); Part 2: 10.7 x 12.4 cm (4 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.); Part 3: 7.5 x 3.9 cm (2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.); Part 4: 8.9 x 8.6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 3/8 in.); Part 5: 8.1 x 8.5 cm (3 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.); Third Section: 11.5 x 2.1 cm (4 1/2 x 13/16 in.); Second Section: 16 x 7.3 cm (6 5/16 x 2 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. GinavenCCCC0
Male Feline-Shaped Container
Peru, North Coast, Moche style(?)
1973.164Cast copper alloyOverall: 7.7 x 10.2 cm (3 1/16 x 4 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Embroidered Fan for Wedding Ceremony
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.559Circular fan; copper alloy, silk, metal thread, and paperDiameter: 29.9 cm (11 3/4 in.)Director's Contingent FundCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294Wood, boar tusks, pelt, cloth, human hair, probably aluminum, reeds, iron alloy, copper alloy, plant fiber, and paintOverall: 38.1 cm (15 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.402Copper alloy and ironOverall: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2016.9Wood, copper alloy, iron alloy, lead, glass beads, cowrie shells, twine, and pigmentOverall: 25.6 x 18.8 x 5.8 cm (10 1/16 x 7 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)Gift of Kim SherwinCCCC0
Wedding Fan
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1918.558Copper alloy; satin weave silk; silk and metal thread embroidery; and paperDiameter: 25.6 cm (10 1/16 in.)Director's Contingent 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
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©
Ring
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1975.1009Copper alloyDiameter: 4.5 x 2.4 cm (1 3/4 x 15/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Ring
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style maker
1975.1008Copper alloyDiameter: 6.4 x 1.7 cm (2 1/2 x 11/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Ring
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style maker
1969.582Copper alloyThe Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Headdress Ornament
Peru, South Coast, Paracas, 3rd-2nd Century BC
1938.432Hammered and embossed gold-copper alloyOverall: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
2010.439Wood, metalized glass, organic materials (including resin), feathers, plant fibers, iron, and copper alloyOverall: 34 x 9.5 x 25 cm (13 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, 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
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457Wood, copper alloy, plant fiber, cloth, rawhide or leather, teeth, seeds, resin, synthetic material, iron, and glass beadsOverall: 28 x 15.2 cm (11 x 6 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension 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
Untitled (Pair of Portraits)
Etienne Carjat (French, 1828–1906)
2017.8Photographs on enamel in copper alloy frame with velvet linerEach: 7.7 x 6.2 cm (3 1/16 x 2 7/16 in.)John Cook Memorial FundCCCC0
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
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1022Iron, wood, copper alloy, metal, rawhide, and plant fiberOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018Iron, wood, copper alloy, reptile skin, leather or rawhide, and upholstery studsOverall: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.); Blade: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.723Iron, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 44.8 cm (17 5/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.158Iron alloy, wood, and copper alloyOverall: 67.3 cm (26 1/2 in.)Gift of Donna L. and Robert H. JacksonCCCC0
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
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
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1019Iron, wood, copper alloy, cloth, and resinOverall: 42.6 cm (16 3/4 in.); Blade: 19.8 cm (7 13/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Ceremonial Hoe
Africa, Southern Africa, South Africa, possibly Zulu-style maker
1915.496Wood and copper alloyOverall: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Educational Purchase FundCCCC0
Flywhisk
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 19th century
1975.8Copper alloy and leatherOverall: 14.6 cm (5 3/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Portrait of Dharmakirti
Tibet, c. 15th-16th century
2010.474Silver-copper alloyOverall: 12.5 x 8 x 6.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Norman ZaworskiCCCC0
Dagger
Egypt, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12-13, or later
1914.676Bronze blade with handle of wood, and copper alloyOverall: 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tide Changing Jewel with Dragon
Japan, Meiji period
1947.682Silver, shakudō (copper and gold alloy), and crystalHeight with stand: 35.6 cm (14 in.); Diameter: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Bequest of Cornelia Blakemore WarnerCCCC0
Knife Handle (Kozuka) with Family of Chickens
Japan, possibly Edo period
1940.673Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), goldOverall: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)Bequest of James ParmeleeCCCC0
Fragment of a Staff
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kalundwe, unknown maker
2016.11Wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, and ironOverall: 34.5 x 3.2 x 5.4 cm (13 9/16 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 in.)Gift of Kim SherwinCCCC0
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Meiji period
1939.311Bamboo, metal, silver/brass alloy, and copper (?)Overall: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. NortonCCCC0
Scepter
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, Ovimbundu-style maker
2015.155Wood, copper alloy, upholstery studs, iron alloy, and cottonOverall: 57.5 x 4.5 x 5.5 cm (22 5/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)Gift of Dr. Anita J. GlazeCCCC0
Untitled (Case with portraits of a man and woman and hair ornaments)
19th century
2017.9Photographs: photographs on enamel, framed in copper alloy metal frames; hair lockets: hair with pen and black and ink on cream-colored backing; case: leather with metal push-clasp and velvet-lined interiorImage: 3.5 x 3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/16 in.); Case: 9 x 5 x 1 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 3/8 in.)John Cook Memorial FundCCCC0
Beaded Necklace
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu
1942.1530Plant fibers, glass beads, possibly sinew, and copper alloy buttonOverall: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.)Gift of W. A. PriceCCCC0
Fan
19th century
1947.273Bone with gold paint, nickel (?) plated brass inlays, gauze with gold and silver colored sequins, copper alloy ringOverall: 21.6 x 40.7 cm (8 1/2 x 16 in.)Gift of Landesman Family in memory of their sister Dorothy Landesman FelheimCCCC0
Fan
Europe, 19th century
1960.270Celluloid with gold leaf and paint, mother-of-pearl, painted and gilt silk, gilt copper alloy with green glassOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.); Spread: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)Gift of Helen HumphreysCCCC0