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Male figure

Object Name:
alusi
Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 161 x 34 x 25 cm (63 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nri / Awka region, Nigeria
Date:
1925-1950s
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70d3cbfb5-4279-4ef9-bd2f-9de6e48ce20e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-2

Figure of a crocodile

Maker:
Luba Kasai artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.8 x 4.5 x 38.5 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 15 3/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
crocodile  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Sarah McKee Burnside from the George T. McKee Collection
Object number:
99-14-10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys73fe84f39-c1b3-41c9-bbd7-acbc5edc9e18
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-14-10

Bottle

Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, pigment, cane, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.8 x 10.5 x 11 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/8 x 4 5/16 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early-late 20th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Allen Clayton Davis
Object number:
99-23-9
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys710410e16-31a3-477c-9d28-0b7e8187d909
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-23-9

Female figure

Maker:
Ldamie, flourished 1920s-1930s  Search this
Dan artist  Search this
Medium:
Copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.3 x 5.8 x 4.5 cm (7 3/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Gaple, Liberia
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Status  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-111
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys701ee16fc-67b3-4d22-ae82-b47ce8ee3eaa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-111

Female figure

Maker:
Inland Niger Delta Style  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.2 x 19.4 x 8.5 cm (4 13/16 x 7 5/8 x 3 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Segou area, Mali
Date:
10th-15th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
85-1-1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f323cf2d-c1a8-4b24-b1b0-6bae07668837
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_85-1-1

Female figure

Object Name:
Poro piibele
Maker:
Senufo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 96.5 x 18.8 x 23.1 cm (38 x 7 3/8 x 9 1/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Fertility  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Bernard and Alice Leyden
Object number:
87-13-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77f18ef65-78a9-48a2-827d-70a471897216
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_87-13-1

Bottle

Maker:
Teke artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, slip
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28.9 x 17 x 11.8 cm (11 3/8 x 6 11/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
89-13-24
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys78e42c7f9-625d-47c1-b7d1-913124c4064b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-13-24

Bottle

Maker:
Teke artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, slip
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.5 x 17.5 x 17.5 cm (10 13/16 x 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
89-13-62
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d9afc8ec-a6b0-443a-b138-2eb811a2e286
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-13-62

Stirrup spout bottle

Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.9 x 17 x 16.9 cm (10 9/16 x 6 11/16 x 6 5/8 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Angola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
89-13-82
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7032c4fbc-7800-4e4f-9ce8-385cc5b47111
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-13-82

Jug

Maker:
Lunda artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x W: 30.5 x 26.7 cm (12 x 10 1/2 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Angola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
89-13-84
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72d1887d3-16db-4496-9155-95b818999058
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_89-13-84

Female figure

Maker:
Kamba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14.6 x 6.4 x 8.2 cm (5 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Kenya
Date:
ca. 1910
Topic:
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
91-2-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7af709038-9157-4a53-9d49-2009affc79b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_91-2-1

Female figure

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28.6 x 9.5 x 11.4 cm (11 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Igbomina, Oro District, Ijomu village, Nigeria
Date:
1900-1933
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-165.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7829553c2-6eb5-4cf3-a011-38d859cb0989
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-165.1

Male figure

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, glass beads, plant fiber
Dimensions:
Overall: 27.3 x 7.6 x 11.1cm (10 3/4 x 3 x 4 3/8in.) with out base and rods
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Igbomina, Oro District, Ijomu village, Nigeria
Date:
1900-1933
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
musical instrument  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-165.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys70943cf3e-8bca-48b9-bae9-f30bacb7a755
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-165.2

Female figure

Object Name:
arugba
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint, beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 64.5 x 32.5 x 30 cm (25 3/8 x 12 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Oke Onigbin village, Igbomina region, Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-173
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys76afaf860-dab8-4783-9d0e-fb8da246c6e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-173

Mami Wata figure

Maker:
Anang artist  Search this
Ibibio artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint, raffia
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 67.5 x 53 x 28 cm (26 9/16 x 20 7/8 x 11in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 20th century
Topic:
snake  Search this
Mami Wata  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Flora Edouwaye S. Kaplan
Object number:
2009-16-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Exhibition:
Currents: Water in African Art
On View:
NMAfA, Third Level Corridor
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7cccb826f-d66c-45dc-80cb-1e29b2fc53bd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2009-16-1

Necklace

Maker:
Fulbe artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, cord
Dimensions:
Strung necklace: 18.9 x 18.9 x 3 cm (7 7/16 x 7 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.) Average whorl: 2 x 3 x 3 cm (13/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 3/16 in.)
Type:
Jewelry
Geography:
Mali
Date:
20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
Weaving  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Trade  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Roy and Brigitta Mitchell Collection
Object number:
2010-10-175
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72d15f862-9046-4692-82a5-afd3232ad5ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-10-175

Figure

Object Name:
ogo Elegba
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cowrie shells, leather, metal, coin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10.3 x 7.9 x 6.4 cm (4 1/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Adornment  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2010-13-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys761784e98-aaea-4a03-8339-5efb650646ee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-13-1

Jug

Maker:
Kabyle artist  Search this
Medium:
Unglazed ceramic, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 41.3 x 31.8 x 23.7 cm (16 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 9 5/16 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Algeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Elden B. Erickson Collection
Object number:
2010-20-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f3595e6f-aa82-48cb-ab7b-3f23867eb452
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-20-1

Bowl

Maker:
Kabyle artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 8.9 x 29 cm (3 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Algeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Elden B. Erickson Collection
Object number:
2010-20-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7d52c0e31-cef9-4f63-b37c-939d73e838c6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-20-2

Bowl

Maker:
Kabyle artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 4.1 x 29 cm (1 5/8 x 11 7/16 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Algeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Elden B. Erickson Collection
Object number:
2010-20-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a3be8981-1da6-4dd7-8b10-b7335ec8fe26
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2010-20-3

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