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Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
ngulu
Maker:
Kota artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass, copper alloy, pigment, eggshell, encrustation
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 41.9 x 11.7 x 5.1 cm (16 1/2 x 4 5/8 x 2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ogowe-Ngunie River region, Gabon
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. George Lois
Object number:
83-17-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Pavilion: A New Look
On View:
NMAfA, Pavilion Gallery
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71d4cd74d-7002-413e-8442-789b4cf16bfa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_83-17-1

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
bwiti
Maker:
Hongwe artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper, brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 60 x 21.9 x 12.1 cm (23 5/8 x 8 5/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Invindo River Basin, Mekambo region, Gabon
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
Shrine/Altar  Search this
Male use  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Acquisition grant from the James Smithson Society and museum purchase
Object number:
88-4-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7292acf2c-a04e-457c-b5ad-8ceddc987f73
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_88-4-1
Online Media:

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
ngulu
Maker:
Kota artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56.1 x 33.3 x 5.8 cm (22 1/16 x 13 1/8 x 2 5/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ogowe-Ngunie River region, Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-737
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a95535d5-d526-4f5d-8fec-427454d86cce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-737

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
ngulu
Maker:
Kota artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass, copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28.6 x 13 x 7.3 cm (11 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ogowe-Ngunie River region, Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-740
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a433d2ea-745d-4e56-aba5-41deb6360093
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-740

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
ngulu
Maker:
Kota artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass, copper, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 35.6 x 28.9 x 4.8 cm (14 x 11 3/8 x 1 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ogowe-Ngunie River region, Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-741
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7c1336013-bed2-48e3-a331-ca019e0112de
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-741

Dioptase

Taxon:
Dioptase - Primary Mineral  Search this
Place:
N'Gouloukoutou River, Congo (Brazzaville), Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB002U9A
USNM Number:
M573000
See more items in:
Mineral Sciences
Minerals
Yedlin Micromount Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/33ce19c05-c5e3-4de4-bf1e-dfb67fec0a6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1198021

Plancheite

Taxon:
Plancheite - Primary Mineral  Search this
Dioptase - Associated Mineral  Search this
Place:
Reneville, Brazzaville (40 Mi Nw Of), Congo (Brazzaville), Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB003K6S
USNM Number:
R1534100
See more items in:
Mineral Sciences
Minerals
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/354f4b2a4-2b69-4edc-992d-e54b7a0f4fef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1162798

Plancheite

Taxon:
Plancheite - Primary Mineral  Search this
Place:
N'Gouloukoutou River (Near); Moyan Congo, Congo (Brazzaville), Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB001CFD
USNM Number:
15061600
See more items in:
Mineral Sciences
Minerals
David H. Wilson Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/311f948a9-3dd5-493a-98b5-549f108ab7cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1088035

Plancheite

Taxon:
Plancheite - Primary Mineral  Search this
Dioptase - Associated Mineral  Search this
Place:
N'Gouloukoutou River, Congo (Brazzaville), Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB001CRF
USNM Number:
15105000
See more items in:
Mineral Sciences
Minerals
David H. Wilson Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/39b9631d2-8e60-4caf-9d86-723bcd4a61dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1088467

Dioptase

Taxon:
Dioptase - Primary Mineral  Search this
Place:
N'Gouloukoutou River, Congo (Brazzaville), Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB001CRG
USNM Number:
15105100
See more items in:
Mineral Sciences
Minerals
David H. Wilson Collection
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/35865930d-b79f-44b0-bc77-cb6411253259
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1088468

Plancheite

Taxon:
Plancheite - Primary Mineral  Search this
Tenorite - Associated Mineral  Search this
Place:
Reneville, Brazzaville (40 Mi Nw Of), Congo (Brazzaville), Africa
Other Numbers:
IGSN : NHB000JUP
USNM Number:
11400800
See more items in:
Mineral Sciences
Minerals
Data Source:
NMNH - Mineral Sciences Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/37c4b5b97-91a7-4828-a75c-1afddba958c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhmineralsciences_1050669

Painting fictions/painting history : modernist pioneers at Senegal's Ecole des arts / Joanna Grabski

Author:
Grabski, Joanna  Search this
Harney, Elizabeth  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Lods, Pierre 1921-1988  Search this
Tall, Papa Ibra  Search this
Thiam, Chérif 1951-  Search this
École nationale des beaux-arts (Senegal)  Search this
École de Dakar  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Senegal
Dakar
Date:
2006
20th century
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art--Study and teaching  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Art schools  Search this
Art, Senegalese--History  Search this
Call number:
N1 .A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_898258

L'art pour l'art : moderne Funktion mit traditionellen Inhalten

Author:
Forkl, Hermann  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Voania -1928  Search this
Ayodele, Michael  Search this
Amonikoyi, Ali  Search this
Lilanga, George 1934-2005  Search this
Mugalula-Mukiibi, Alirwana A. 1935-  Search this
Poto-Poto (Group of artists)  Search this
Tingatinga (Group of artists)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Germany
Stuttgart
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Kinshasa
Congo (Brazzaville)
Brazzaville
Congo (Brazzaville).)
Date:
2004
20th century
Topic:
Art, African  Search this
Terracottas  Search this
Painting, Congo (Brazzaville)  Search this
Painters  Search this
Sculpture, Makonde  Search this
Makonde sculptors  Search this
Call number:
N7391.65 .L56 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_781061

Ancestor figure, biteke : Beembe

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2002
Topic:
Bembe (Kongo) male figures (Representations).)  Search this
Sculpture, Bembe (Congo (Brazzaville))  Search this
Call number:
GN36.N42 B465 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_757124

Histoire et rituels : l'observation du siku en pays Beembé (République populaire du Congo)

Author:
Dupré, Marie-Claude  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Physical description:
p. 171-194 : map
Type:
Books
Place:
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
1981
1981-1982
Topic:
Spirit possession  Search this
Bembe (Kongo) minkisi  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Women, Bembe (Congol (Brazzaville))  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Art, Kongo
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_751610

There are many Kongo worlds : particularities of magico-religious beliefs among the Vili and Yombe of Congo-Brazzaville

Author:
Hersak, Dunja  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Congo (Brazzaville)
Kwilu (Congo : Sub-Region)
Date:
2001
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Witchcraft  Search this
Vili minkisi  Search this
Yombe minkisi  Search this
Vili divination  Search this
Yombe divination  Search this
Religious life and customs  Search this
Call number:
DT1.A1 A258
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_751744

The Poto-Poto school of painting-- Congo / Jean-Baptiste Tati-Loutard

Author:
Tati-Loutard, J. B  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Lods, Pierre 1921-1988  Search this
Poto-Poto (Group of artists)  Search this
Physical description:
p. 24-33
Type:
Books
Place:
Congo (Brazzaville)
Brazzaville
Date:
1978
20th century
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Painting, Congo (Brazzaville)  Search this
Art schools  Search this
Call number:
VF-- Artists--Congo (Brazzaville)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_752655

Envisioning "modern" African art : expatriates and painters in Brazzaville, Congo

Author:
Grabski, Joanna  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Lods, Pierre 1921-1988  Search this
McGrath, James A  Search this
Poto-Poto (Group of artists)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Congo (Brazzaville)
Brazzaville
Date:
1998
20th century
Topic:
Painting, Congo (Brazzaville)  Search this
Painters  Search this
Call number:
N7380 .U55 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_685540

Art de la vallée du Niari-Congo : Galerie Ratton-Hourdé / Raoul Lehuard

Author:
Lehuard, Raoul  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Congo (Brazzaville)
Date:
1998
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Sculpture, Bembe (Congolese (Brazzaville))  Search this
Call number:
N2 .A793
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_671772

Ancestor figures of the Babemba =: Figures d'ancêtres chez les Bemba / by Bertil Söderberg

Author:
Söderberg, Bertil  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1980
Topic:
Bembe (Kongo) ancestor figures (Representations).)  Search this
Sculpture, Bembe (Congo (Brazzaville))  Search this
Call number:
N1 .C752
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_597938

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