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Medium: Wood and iron (26)
Germany (?), 14th century
1923.1121CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bakonje, 20th century
1929.367©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495CCCC0
Eastern Africa, Kenya, Masaai, 20th century
1929.371©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.721©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186CCCC0
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022CCCC0
Theodore Roszak
2005.144©
France, late 17th Century
1916.1500CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743CCCC0
Japan, Edo Period
1939.301CCCC0
France, 17th century
1916.1485CCCC0
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu people, 20th century
1974.210©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365CCCC0
Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1916.739©
Spain, Colonial, late 17th Century
1990.135CCCC0
Germany, 15th century
1916.1725CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018CCCC0
India, 17th century
1930.708CCCC0
Japan, Edo (1615-1868) - Meiji (1868-1912) periods
1918.349CCCC0
India, probably Deccan, 18th century
1930.704CCCC0
India, British Period
1918.346CCCC0
Peru
1940.508CCCC0
Java
1916.741©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
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
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 House©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe peoples
1915.495Wood and ironOverall: 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
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 House©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, 20th century
1916.721Iron, wood, and brassOverall: 36.1 cm (14 3/16 in.); Blade: 24.7 cm (9 3/4 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo or Vili, early 19th century
1974.186Wood, iron, and glassOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Southern Africa, Zimbabwe, 20th century
1929.364Iron and woodOverall: 15.8 cm (6 1/4 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu House©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1022Iron, wood, and brassOverall: 57.4 cm (22 5/8 in.); Blade: 24.2 cm (9 1/2 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
Theodore Roszak
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©
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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181Wood, brass, and ironOverall: 39.4 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743Iron, wood, and brassOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.); Blade: 41.4 cm (16 5/16 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
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
Central Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luluwa people or Luntu people, 20th century
1974.210Wood and ironOverall: 39.3 cm (15 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mangbetu, 19th century
1929.365Forged iron and woodOverall: 20 cm (7 7/8 in.)Gift of the African Art Sponsors of Karamu HouseCCCC0
Africa, Democratic Republic of the 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©
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
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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 19th century
1916.1018Forged iron, wood, copper and brassOverall: 49.8 cm (19 5/8 in.); Blade: 33 cm (13 in.)Gift of J. H. WadeCCCC0
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
Japan, Edo (1615-1868) - Meiji (1868-1912) periods
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
India, probably Deccan, 18th century
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
India, British Period
1918.346Painted and gilded wood with ivory veneers and inlay; copper alloy frets; 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
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
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©