Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Stool

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Culture:
Democratic Republic of Congo
Medium:
Wood, brass, metal
Dimensions:
H. 13 3/4 x W. 20 3/4 in. (34.9 x 52.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Raymond E. Britt Sr., 1977
Accession Number:
1977.459.5
Not on view
Raymond Britt Sr., Florida and Illinois, until 1977

Joseph Maes. "Les Appuis-tete du congo Belge." Annales du Musee du Congo Belge, Tervuren, Series 6, vol. 1, no. 1 (May 1929).



Related Objects

Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid

Artist: Buli Master, possibly Ngongo ya Chintu (Hemba, ca. 1810-1870) Date: 19th century Medium: Wood, metal studs Accession: 1979.290 On view in:Gallery 352

Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, copper, brass, iron, fiber, snakeskin, leather, fur, feathers, mud, resin Accession: 1978.409 On view in:Gallery 352

Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, metal, ivory, beads Accession: 1978.412.593 On view in:Gallery 352

Prestige Stool: Female Caryatid

Date: 19th century (?) Medium: Wood, glass beads Accession: 1978.412.317 On view in:Gallery 352

Pendant: Saint Anthony of Padua

Date: 16th–19th century Medium: Partially hollow cast brass Accession: 1999.295.1 On view in:Gallery 352