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Location: 108A Sub-Saharan (63)
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, mid-late 19th century
1935.304CCCC0
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, late 19th-early 20th century
1935.307CCCC0
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo people
1961.198CCCC0
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.428CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459.1CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi people
2010.459.2CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.444CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo
1938.6CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, so-called Sapi, possibly early 15th century
1976.29CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, possibly 19th century
1938.5CCCC0
probably carved by Ateu Atsa (African)
1987.62©
Africa, Western Sudan, possibly Bwa people, early-mid 20th century
1969.2©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, possibly 16th-17th century
1953.425CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297.1CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1971.297.2CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pre-Bembe, late 19th-early 20th century
1969.10CCCC0
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, early-mid 20th century
1975.152©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8©
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Nok region
1995.21CCCC0
Pascale Marthine Tayou (Cameroonian, b. 1966)
2018.204©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye people
2010.451CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, early-mid 20th century
1974.203©
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun kingdom, Bamileke, possibly 19th century
2006.138CCCC0
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo people
2016.56©
Guinea Coast, Guinea, Baga, early 20th century
1964.376©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Dan, possibly early 20th century
1972.331©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin kingdom, Edo, possibly 16th to 17th century
1999.1CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, late 19th-early 20th century
1974.212CCCC0
Western Sudan. Mali, Dogon, early 20th century
1975.151©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
1971.294©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, possibly Yaure, early 20th century
1971.296©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2015.72©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th-early 20th century
1975.155CCCC0
Africa, Mali, Bamana, possibly early to mid 20th century
2011.196©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1974.204©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili people
2010.433CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.434CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Repulic of the Congo, late 19th-mid 20th Century
1974.201CCCC0
probably by Agbonbiofe (Nigerian, 1945)
1969.55©
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Kota, probably 19th century
2005.2CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ejagham, early 20th century
1990.23©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbole people
2016.33CCCC0
Guinea Coasat, Nigeria, Idoma, early 20th century
1964.444©
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457©
Western Sudan, Mali, Inland Niger Delta, possibly 14th-17th century
1985.199CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.22©
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, mid-late 1800s
2004.84CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hungaan, mid to late 19th century
2003.36CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Dan People
2013.52CCCC0
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
1994.14©
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroon, b. 1973)
2018.5©
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, born about 1941)
2016.48©
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2018.27CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
2008.150©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, probably 19th century
2005.3CCCC0
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Mossi people
2014.1©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ife, Yoruba
21.2018©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, mid-late 19th century
1935.304Wood and pigmentOverall: 43.3 x 31.2 x 28.3 cm (17 1/16 x 12 5/16 x 11 1/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, late 19th-early 20th century
1935.307Wood, metalOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo people
1961.198WoodOverall: 63.6 cm (25 1/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.428Wood, ceramic, copper alloy, 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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459Wood, copper, glass beads, iron, fabricPart 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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, probably Ngbandi people
2010.459.1Wood, copper, glass beads, iron, fabricOverall: 45 x 15.5 x 9.2 cm (17 11/16 x 6 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ngbandi people
2010.459.2Wood, copper, glass beads, iron, fabricOverall: 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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.444Brass, iron alloy, woodOverall: 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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo
1938.6BrassOverall: 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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454Wood, glass beads, brass, 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
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, so-called Sapi, possibly early 15th century
1976.29SoapstoneOverall: 23.8 x 11.2 x 12.5 cm (9 3/8 x 4 7/16 x 4 15/16 in.)Gift of Lucile Munro in memory of her husband Thomas Munro, Curator of Education from 1931 to 1967CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, possibly 19th century
1938.5BrassOverall: 36.2 x 9.9 cm (14 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
probably carved by Ateu Atsa (African)
1987.62WoodOverall: 92.1 x 20.3 cm (36 1/4 x 8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Africa, Western Sudan, possibly Bwa people, early-mid 20th century
1969.2Wood, fibersOverall: 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, possibly 16th-17th century
1953.425BrassOverall: 49.4 x 30.6 cm (19 7/16 x 12 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297Wood, beadsPart 1: 49.5 x 9.1 x 13 cm (19 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.); Part 2: 47.7 x 10 x 11 cm (18 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th to early 20th century
1971.297.1Wood, beadsOverall: 49.5 x 9.1 x 13 cm (19 1/2 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1971.297.2Wood, beadsOverall: 47.7 x 10 x 11 cm (18 3/4 x 3 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pre-Bembe, late 19th-early 20th century
1969.10Wood, clothOverall: 48.6 x 15.6 x 17.2 cm (19 1/8 x 6 1/8 x 6 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, early-mid 20th century
1975.152WoodOverall: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8Wood, cloth, fibers, pigmentOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3Wood, fiberOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Nok region
1995.21TerracottaOverall: 38.2 x 20 cm (15 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Pascale Marthine Tayou (Cameroonian, b. 1966)
2018.204Crystal, mixed mediaHeight: 132 cm (51 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Trust©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye people
2010.451Wood, glass beads, brass, copper, iron, human teeth, antelope horn, hide, animal hair, minerals, 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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, early-mid 20th century
1974.203WoodOverall: 41.2 cm (16 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bandjoun kingdom, Bamileke, possibly 19th century
2006.138Wood, cotton, fabric and glass beadsOverall: 51 x 38 x 43 cm (20 1/16 x 14 15/16 x 16 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo people
2016.56WoodOverall: 45 x 36 x 36 cm (17 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 14 3/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Guinea Coast, Guinea, Baga, early 20th century
1964.376Wood, metal, beads, fiberOverall: 52.1 x 15.6 cm (20 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of Edgar A. Hahn©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Dan, possibly early 20th century
1972.331Wood, metalOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo, 19th century
1968.284IvoryOverall: 197.4 cm (77 11/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin kingdom, Edo, possibly 16th to 17th century
1999.1BrassOverall: 45.7 x 38.1 cm (18 x 15 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba, late 19th-early 20th century
1974.212Wood, cloth, beadsOverall: 22.4 x 10.7 x 12.4 cm (8 13/16 x 4 3/16 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin N. HaasCCCC0
Western Sudan. Mali, Dogon, early 20th century
1975.151WoodOverall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
1971.294Wood, metal, cloth, furOverall: 38.1 cm (15 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, possibly Yaure, early 20th century
1971.296Wood and pigmentOverall: 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2015.72WoodOverall: 74.5 x 18 x 20 cm (29 5/16 x 7 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th-early 20th century
1975.155WoodOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Africa, Mali, Bamana, possibly early to mid 20th century
2011.196WoodOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1974.204Wood and brassOverall: 42 cm (16 9/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Vili people
2010.433Wood, fabric, shells, beads, feathers, resin, glass, twine or cordOverall: 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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (most likely), Cabinda, or Republic of the Congo, probably Yombe people
2010.434Wood with fabricOverall: 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
Central Africa, Democratic Repulic of the Congo, late 19th-mid 20th Century
1974.201Wood, lizard skin, leopard tooth, seed pods, clothOverall: 23 cm (9 1/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
probably by Agbonbiofe (Nigerian, 1945)
1969.55Wood, metal, clothOverall: 106.6 cm (41 15/16 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund©
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, Kota, probably 19th century
2005.2Wood, metalOverall: 61 x 27.5 x 3 cm (24 x 10 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ejagham, early 20th century
1990.23Wood, antelope skin, bone, basketry, cane, metalOverall: 67.3 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm (26 1/2 x 17 x 17 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbole people
2016.33WoodPurchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guinea Coasat, Nigeria, Idoma, early 20th century
1964.444Wood, hair, and pigmentOverall: 20.4 x 17.8 x 16.2 cm (8 1/16 x 7 x 6 3/8 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund©
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457Wood, ivory, cord, metal, seedsOverall: 28 x 15.2 cm (11 x 6 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Western Sudan, Mali, Inland Niger Delta, possibly 14th-17th century
1985.199TerracottaOverall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116Wood, pigmentOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.22Cloth, glass beads, basketry, cardboard, wood, feather quillsDiameter: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.); Overall: 105.9 cm (41 11/16 in.); Cone: 35.1 cm (13 13/16 in.); Fringe: 55.3 cm (21 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, mid-late 1800s
2004.84WoodOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Hungaan, mid to late 19th century
2003.36WoodOverall: 68 cm (26 3/4 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Dan People
2013.52Wood, cordOverall: 57.3 cm (22 9/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin TrustCCCC0
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
1994.14Wood, aluminum, copper, hairOverall: 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©
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroon, b. 1973)
2018.5Wood, beads, glue and silicon masticOverall: 188 x 53 x 38 cm (74 x 20 7/8 x 14 15/16 in.)Purchase from the Karl B. Goldfield Trust©
Nakunte Diarra (Malian, born about 1941)
2016.48Cotton, earthen pigments (mud-dye)Overall: 155.6 x 170.8 cm (61 1/4 x 67 1/4 in.)Gift of Barbara G. Hoffman and Michael R. Short©
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2018.27Wood, plant fiberWithout base: 57.9 x 23 x 10 cm (22 13/16 x 9 1/16 x 3 15/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
2008.150Wood, fiberOverall: 27 x 22 x 28.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, probably 19th century
2005.3IvoryOverall: 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Mossi people
2014.1WoodOverall: 34 x 14 x 14 cm (13 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ife, Yoruba
21.2018Terracotta15.2 x 8.3 x 9.5 cm (6 x 3 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)©