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Staff of Office
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba
2004.85CCCC0
Head of a Hobbyhorse (korèdugaso)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana blacksmith
1935.307CCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67.aCCCC0
Half-Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Kusu-style maker
2010.457CCCC0
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
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe (gano)
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Shona-style blacksmith-carver
1929.364CCCC0
Sculptural Element from a Reliquary Ensemble (mbulu ngulu)
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Kota-style maker
2005.2CCCC0
Thumb Piano
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495CCCC0
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121CCCC0
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
Female Figure of a Pair
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, probably Ngbandi-style carver
2010.459.2CCCC0
White and Steel Polars
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
2005.144©
Container
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, possibly Ọ̀yọ́ region, Yorùbá-style carver
1974.208©
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe-style maker
2010.428CCCC0
Crucifix
Africa, Central Africa, Kongo Kingdom, Kongo-style maker
2010.444CCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2010.454CCCC0
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2010.454.aCCCC0
Mask (Emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116CCCC0
Veranda Post (Òpó)
probably by Agbonbiofe Adeshina (Yorùbá, c. 1880-1945)
1969.55©
Twilight of the Idols (Fetish) 3
Kendell Geers (South African, b. 1968)
2018.4©
Male figure (nkisi nkondi)
Democratic Republic of Congo or Cabinda (Angola), Kongo artist and nganga
2010.432CCCC0
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367CCCC0
Sickle knife (trumbash)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu maker
1929.365CCCC0
Throwing Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oriental Province, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.333CCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725CCCC0
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500CCCC0
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
Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
2010.440CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
1971.66CCCC0
Ceremonial Axe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739©
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325CCCC0
Pipe
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang-style maker
1976.181©
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371CCCC0
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.353CCCC0
Male Figure (nkishi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style carver and nganga
2010.451CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186CCCC0
Sitar
Eastern India, Bengal or Bangladesh
1918.346CCCC0
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
2010.430CCCC0
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.442CCCC0
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
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349CCCC0
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
Khanjar dagger
India, 17th century
1930.708CCCC0
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
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Edo period
1939.301CCCC0
Male Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa-style or Luntu-style maker
1974.210CCCC0
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan
1930.704CCCC0
Dagger
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 19th century
1916.723CCCC0
Lamellophone "thumb piano"
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bushoong-style maker
1918.373CCCC0
Knife
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.366CCCC0
Sword (byongi)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ekonda-style or Kundu-style maker
2015.159CCCC0
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.342©
Chest
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135CCCC0
Chest
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135.aCCCC0
Chest (Base)
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135.bCCCC0
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
Sword (ngulu)
Ngombe, Doko, or Iboko people, Democratic Republic of Congo
2015.158CCCC0
No image available
Peru
1940.508CCCC0
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
Dagger
Java
1916.741©
Fragment of a Staff
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kalundwe, unknown maker
2016.11CCCC0
Sword
Africa, 20th century
1929.331CCCC0
Scepter
Africa, Central Africa, Angola, Ovimbundu-style maker
2015.155CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Staff of Office
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba
2004.85Wood and ironOverall: 170 x 13.3 cm (66 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Head of a Hobbyhorse (korèdugaso)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana blacksmith
1935.307Wood and ironOverall: 14 x 13.8 x 40.8 cm (5 1/2 x 5 7/16 x 16 1/16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67.aWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsOverall: 91.4 cm (36 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67.bWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsOverall: 36.5 x 74 x 38.1 cm (14 3/8 x 29 1/8 x 15 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67.cWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsLeonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
No image available
Japan, Kamakura period
1970.67.dWood with hemp cloth, black lacquer, and iron clampsLeonard 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
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
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2Wood, plant fibers, paint, and ironOverall: 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Ceremonial Axe (gano)
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, Shona-style blacksmith-carver
1929.364Iron, wood, and metalOverall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
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
Thumb Piano
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
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
Sword
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121Iron; wood grip and brass pommel replacementsOverall: 79.4 cm (31 1/4 in.); Blade: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.); Quillions: 15.3 cm (6 in.); Grip: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
White and Steel Polars
Theodore Roszak (American, 1907-1981)
2005.144Painted wood, steel, iron, and PlexiglasOverall: 271.8 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm (107 x 16 x 16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Container
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, possibly Ọ̀yọ́ region, Yorùbá-style carver
1974.208Wood, paint, and iron alloyOverall: 45.7 cm (18 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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
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
Female Bowl-Bearing Figure
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Luba-style carver
2010.454Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, plant fiber, and ironOverall: 40.8 x 16.1 x 27.3 cm (16 1/16 x 6 5/16 x 10 3/4 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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
Veranda Post (Òpó)
probably by Agbonbiofe Adeshina (Yorùbá, c. 1880-1945)
1969.55Wood, probably tar, cloth, and ironOverall: 106.6 cm (41 15/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund©
Twilight of the Idols (Fetish) 3
Kendell Geers (South African, b. 1968)
2018.4Wood, plastic tape (polyethylene, polypropylene, nylon, or vinyl), and ironOverall: 140 x 43 x 39 cm (55 1/8 x 16 15/16 x 15 3/8 in.)Purchased with funds donated by Scott Mueller©
Male figure (nkisi nkondi)
Democratic Republic of Congo or Cabinda (Angola), Kongo artist and nganga
2010.432Wood, metalized glass, iron, organic material, ivory or plastic, and natural fiberOverall: 46 x 25.7 x 19.2 cm (18 1/8 x 10 1/8 x 7 9/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Dagger
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367Iron and woodOverall: 31.5 cm (12 3/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Sickle knife (trumbash)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mangbetu maker
1929.365Iron and woodOverall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Throwing Knife
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Oriental Province, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.333Iron and woodOverall: 36.5 cm (14 3/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Crossbow
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725Wood (walnut?) inlaid with bone; horn; iron and steel; composite bow (horn and parchment)Overall: 87 cm (34 1/4 in.); Bow: 74.5 cm (29 5/16 in.); Butt: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
Small Sword
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500Steel, chiseled and pierced; iron, wood; wire-bound gripOverall: 104.1 cm (41 in.); Blade: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.); Guard: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Figurine
Africa, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo-style maker
2010.440Wood, feathers, organic material (including resin), iron, and possibly porcelainOverall: 29.5 x 12 x 16 cm (11 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
1971.66Wood, paint, organic material, and iron alloyOverall: 33 x 63.5 x 41.9 cm (13 x 25 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
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©
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads, possibly aluminum, iron alloy, upholstery studs, and natural fibersOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph M. Coe in memory of Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
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©
Lance
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371Iron and woodOverall: 17.6 cm (6 15/16 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.353Wood and ironOverall: 33.7 x 48.3 x 13.8 cm (13 1/4 x 19 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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
Male Figure
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186Wood, iron, and metalized glassOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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
Male Figure
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo (most likely) or Democratic Republic of the Congo, Teke people
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
Figurine
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Kongo people
2010.442Wood, organic materials (including resin), iron, reed, tooth, seashell or glass beads, and possibly plasticOverall: 12 x 4 x 4 cm (4 3/4 x 1 9/16 x 1 9/16 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
Small Sword
France, 17th century
1916.1485Steel, iron, silver inlay; wood and brass wireOverall: 90.8 cm (35 3/4 in.); Blade: 74.1 cm (29 3/16 in.); Guard: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. SeveranceCCCC0
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
Tsuzumi Drum
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) to Meiji period
1918.349Wood with lacquer and sprinkled gold powder (maki-e), hide, iron, and cordDiameter: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.); Overall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)The Charles G. King, Jr. Collection. Gift of Ralph King in memory of Charles G. King, Jr.CCCC0
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
Khanjar dagger
India, 17th century
1930.708Jade hilt with iron and gold; steel blade with iron and gold; wood sheath covered in velvet with metallic threadOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
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
Tobacco Pipe
Japan, Edo period
1939.301Wood, iron, and silverOverall: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Laurence H. Norton, Robert C. Norton, and Miriam Norton White in memory of Mr. and Mrs. D. Z. NortonCCCC0
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
Tulwar sword
India, probably Deccan
1930.704Iron hilt with gold; steel blade with gold; wood scabbard with velvet and metallic threadOverall: 96.6 cm (38 1/16 in.)Gift of S. D. WrightCCCC0
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
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 the Congo, Mangbetu-style maker
1929.366Iron, leather, and woodGift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
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
Mother and Child Figure
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1972.342Wood, paint, glass beads, natural fiber, and ironOverall: 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Chest
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135Turned and joined wood, gilded and painted red with applied bone columns and bone inlays, wrought iron hardwardOverall: 53.5 x 94.5 x 37 cm (21 1/16 x 37 3/16 x 14 9/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James C. GruenerCCCC0
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
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
No image available
Peru
1940.508Wood and ironOverall: 8.6 x 6.1 x 2 cm (3 3/8 x 2 3/8 x 13/16 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
Dagger
Java
1916.741Iron with horn handle and woodOverall: 34.4 cm (13 9/16 in.); Blade: 20.4 cm (8 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wade©
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
Africa, 20th century
1929.331Iron, leather, wood, metal, and plant fiberOverall: 99.3 cm (39 1/8 in.)Gift of the Gilpin Players of Karamu HouseCCCC0
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