Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object

Royal Whisk Handle: Female Figure

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Angola
Culture:
Chokwe peoples
Medium:
Wood, brass tacks
Dimensions:
H. 3 1/8 x W. 1 x D. 1 in. (7.9 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Implements
Credit Line:
Gift of Reynold C. Kerr, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.558
Not on view
Reynold C. Kerr, New York, until 1980

Related Objects

Mask: Female (Pwo)

Date: 19th–early 20th century Medium: Wood, fiber, brass, pigment Accession: 2003.288a, b On view in:Gallery 352

Ceremonial Seat (Ngundja)

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, brass tacks Accession: 1978.412.614 On view in:Gallery 352

Chair: Rungs with Figurative Scenes (Ngundja)

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, brass tacks, leather Accession: 1978.412.619 On view in:Gallery 352

Seated Chief Playing Thumb Piano (Mwanangana)

Date: before 1869 Medium: Wood (Uapaca), cloth, fiber, beads Accession: 1988.157 On view in:Gallery 352

Seated Male Figure

Date: mid to late 19th century Medium: Wood, glass, metal, kaolin Accession: 1996.281 On view in:Gallery 352