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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, Bangala, early 20th Century
1916.743CCCC0
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pyaang, 20th century
1976.181©
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, 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
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©
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©