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Department: African Art (428)
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
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante people, 19th century
1935.310CCCC0
Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Beembe people
2010.428CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, possibly Baule, 20th century
1954.602©
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
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.308CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Cabinda, Kongo people
2010.444CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1952.265©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo
1938.6CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba people
2010.454CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.312CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.311CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, so-called Sapi, possibly early 15th century
1976.29CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba
2004.85CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.309CCCC0
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, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1944.290CCCC0
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©
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3©
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Nok region
1995.21CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1952.84CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1952.118©
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©
Guinea Coast, Ghana, possibly Fante, late 19th to early 20th century
1975.158CCCC0
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, late 19th to early 20th century
1972.343CCCC0
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, Yoruba people
2018.34CCCC0
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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1942.172©
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
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ejagham, early 20th century
1990.23©
South Africa, Northern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.207CCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu people or Swaziland, Swazi, 19th or 20th century
2010.198CCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni or Zulu, late 19th or early 20th century
2010.232CCCC0
Southern, South Africa, Zulu, late 19th century
2010.233CCCC0
Southern Africa, Swaziland, Swazi people, 19th or 20th century
2010.203CCCC0
South Africa, Southern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.206CCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni or Zulu, 19th century
2010.231CCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni, 19th or 20th century
2010.201CCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe or Mozambique, Northern Nguni or Shona, 19th or 20th century
2010.200CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mbole people
2016.33CCCC0
Guinea Coasat, Nigeria, Idoma, early 20th century
1964.444©
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu, late 19th century
2010.234CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457©
Southern Africa, South Africa, Xhosa, 19th or 20th century
2010.199CCCC0
Western Sudan, Mali, Inland Niger Delta, possibly 14th-17th century
1985.199CCCC0
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho, 19th or 20th century
2010.202CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba people
1996.403CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, possibly 18th century
2007.160CCCC0
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, Ghana, Akan, late 17th-early 18th century
1990.22CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Dan People
2013.52CCCC0
South Africa, Xhosa people
2016.60CCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1952.85©
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
1994.14©
Hervé Youmbi (Cameroon, b. 1973)
2018.5©
Southern Nguni people, South Africa, possibly 19th century
2012.42CCCC0
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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1942.171©
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
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante people, 19th century
1935.310Cast gold, hammeredDiameter: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.); Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, possibly Baule, 20th century
1954.602GoldOverall: 7.6 x 5 cm (3 x 1 15/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
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
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.308Cast gold, hammeredOverall: 6.9 cm (2 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1952.265Cast goldOverall: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
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, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.312Cast gold, hammeredOverall: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.311Cast gold, hammeredOverall: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 in.)Dudley P. Allen 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
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Luba
2004.85Wood, metalOverall: 170 x 13.3 cm (66 15/16 x 5 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1935.309Cast gold, hammeredDudley P. Allen FundCCCC0
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, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1944.290Cast gold, hammeredOverall: 7 x 7.6 x 1.6 cm (2 3/4 x 3 x 5/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
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©
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3Wood, fiberOverall: 76.2 cm (30 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, 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
Guinea Coast, Ghana, Asante, 19th century
1952.84Cast gold, hammeredDiameter: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1952.118Cast goldOverall: 7 x 7.4 cm (2 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
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©
Guinea Coast, Ghana, possibly Fante, late 19th to early 20th century
1975.158Wood, hairOverall: 42.9 x 4.6 x 5.1 cm (16 7/8 x 1 13/16 x 2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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, late 19th to early 20th century
1972.343Wood, metalOverall: 54.1 x 7.8 x 7.5 cm (21 5/16 x 3 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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, Yoruba people
2018.34Wood, leather, cowrie shells62 cm (24 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1942.172Cast goldOverall: 5.8 x 3.9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial Fund©
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
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho people, 19th or 20th century
2010.208Wood, glass beads, fiberOverall: 25.4 cm (10 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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©
South Africa, Northern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.207Glass beads, sinew, brass buttonsOverall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu people or Swaziland, Swazi, 19th or 20th century
2010.198WoodOverall: 10.2 cm (4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni or Zulu, late 19th or early 20th century
2010.232WoodOverall: 66 cm (26 in.)Gift of Dori and Daniel Rootenberg, Jacaranda Tribal, New YorkCCCC0
Southern, South Africa, Zulu, late 19th century
2010.233BoneOverall: 15.2 cm (6 in.)Gift of Dori and Daniel Rootenberg, Jacaranda Tribal, New YorkCCCC0
Southern Africa, Swaziland, Swazi people, 19th or 20th century
2010.203WoodOverall: 66 cm (26 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
South Africa, Southern Nguni people, 19th or 20th century
2010.206Leather, glass beads, sinewOverall: 35.6 cm (14 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni or Zulu, 19th century
2010.231Glass beads, bone, sinewOverall: 38.1 cm (15 in.)Gift of Dori and Daniel Rootenberg in memory of Estelle RosenbergCCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Northern Nguni, 19th or 20th century
2010.201Wood, glass beads, nut shell, cotton threadOverall: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe or Mozambique, Northern Nguni or Shona, 19th or 20th century
2010.200Gourd, copper and brass wireOverall: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
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©
Southern Africa, South Africa, Zulu, late 19th century
2010.234BoneOverall: 17.8 cm (7 in.)Gift of Dori and Daniel Rootenberg, Jacaranda Tribal, New YorkCCCC0
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©
Southern Africa, South Africa, Xhosa, 19th or 20th century
2010.199Wood, tin, glass beads, sinew, leatherOverall: 20.3 cm (8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Western Sudan, Mali, Inland Niger Delta, possibly 14th-17th century
1985.199TerracottaOverall: 19.7 cm (7 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Southern Africa, Lesotho, Southern Sotho, 19th or 20th century
2010.202HornOverall: 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. 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 people
1996.403Copper alloy, ironOverall: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)Gift of Drs. James, Gladys, Jay, Jeffrey, and Jamie StrainCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1995.23Cloth, glass beads, cardboard, woodOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.); Bag: 21.5 x 19.6 cm (8 7/16 x 7 11/16 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, possibly 18th century
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
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, Ghana, Akan, late 17th-early 18th century
1990.22TerracottaOverall: 19.1 x 13.6 x 15.5 cm (7 1/2 x 5 3/8 x 6 1/8 in.)Edwin R. and Harriet Pelton Perkins Memorial FundCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Dan People
2013.52Wood, cordOverall: 57.3 cm (22 9/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin TrustCCCC0
South Africa, Xhosa people
2016.60Hide, earth, bloodGift of Frank Herreman in memory of Hendrik and Marcelle HerremanCCCC0
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1952.85Cast goldOverall: 3.6 x 7.7 cm (1 7/16 x 3 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
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©
Southern Nguni people, South Africa, possibly 19th century
2012.42Green stone (Nephrite), metalOverall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, probably Baule, 20th century
1942.171Cast goldOverall: 9.2 x 8.9 cm (3 5/8 x 3 1/2 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial Fund©