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Medium: Iron and copper (42)
Medium: Iron and copper (42)
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Burgundy (?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1015CCCC0
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Champagne(?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1014CCCC0
Tripod Brazier
Italy, Siena?, 15th century
1916.97CCCC0
Ancestral Commemorative Head (uhunmwun-elao)
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Ẹdo peoples, members of the Igun Eronmwon (royal brasscasters) guild
1938.6CCCC0
Spirit House
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1999.120CCCC0
Spirit House
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1999.120.1CCCC0
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble (mbulu ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Kota-style maker
2005.2CCCC0
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
Crucifix
Africa, Central Africa, Kongo Kingdom, Kongo-style maker
2010.444CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.428CCCC0
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
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1973.220©
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba-style maker
1916.721©
Pipe bowl
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luluwa or Luntu maker
2008.152CCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346CCCC0
Pair of Ritual Staffs (ẹdan Ògbóni)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1996.402CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739©
Pipe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang-style maker
1976.181©
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451CCCC0
Human Effigy Pendant
after the Tairona style
1947.27CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke-style maker
2010.430CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294CCCC0
Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
2010.439CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Twin Figure (Ère Ìbejì)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
2016.9CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.743CCCC0
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
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
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.723CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bangala-style maker
1916.742CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1019CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Central African Republic, unidentified maker
1916.1017CCCC0
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.158CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Central African Republic, unknown maker
1916.1016CCCC0
No image available
Italy, 16th century
1916.98CCCC0
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
1916.1018CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, unknown maker
1916.1018.aCCCC0
Fragment of a Staff
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kalundwe, unknown maker
2016.11CCCC0
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period
1919.448CCCC0
Scepter
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, Ovimbundu-style maker
2015.155CCCC0
Rectangular Bottle Vase
Hamada Shōji (Japanese, 1894–1978)
2000.145©
Rectangular Bottle Vase
Hamada Shōji (Japanese, 1894–1978)
2000.144©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Burgundy (?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1015Iron, copper, and gold foilOverall: 36.9 x 4.1 cm (14 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Single-Edged Knife (Scramasax)
Frankish, Champagne(?), Migration period, 7th century
1919.1014Iron, copper, and gold foilGift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic TrustCCCC0
Tripod Brazier
Italy, Siena?, 15th century
1916.97Wrought iron and copperOverall: 116.8 cm (46 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
Spirit House
Korea, Joseon dynasty
1999.120Iron inlaid with silver and copper decorationGift of The Honorable Joseph P. Carroll and Roberta Carroll, M.D. in memory of Robert P. BergmanCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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©
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©
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
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
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
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739Iron, wood, and copperOverall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.); Handle: 43.2 cm (17 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
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©
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
Human Effigy Pendant
after the Tairona style
1947.27Copper, gold, mercury, traces of iron and silverOverall: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Gift of John WiseCCCC0
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Central African Republic, unidentified maker
1916.1017Iron and copperOverall: 39 cm (15 3/8 in.); Blade: 31.3 cm (12 5/16 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 the Congo or Central African Republic, unknown maker
1916.1016Forged iron and copperOverall: 40.6 cm (16 in.); Blade: 32.7 cm (12 7/8 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
No image available
Italy, 16th century
1916.98Wrought iron and copperOverall: 210.2 cm (82 3/4 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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
1916.1018Iron, 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
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
Sword Guard
Japan, Edo period
1919.448Iron with gold and copper inlay (Tetsugendo type)Diameter: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of 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
Rectangular Bottle Vase
Hamada Shōji (Japanese, 1894–1978)
2000.145Stoneware with celadon, copper green, and black iron (temmoku) glazes and resist decoration in four panelsDiameter: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of T. Dixon Long©
Rectangular Bottle Vase
Hamada Shōji (Japanese, 1894–1978)
2000.144Stoneware with celadon, copper green, and black iron (temmoku) glazes and resist decoration in two panelsDiameter: 12.8 cm (5 1/16 in.); Overall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of T. Dixon Long©