Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure: Seated Male

Date:
19th century
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Loango Region
Culture:
Kongo peoples
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
Height 3 in.
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Ornaments
Credit Line:
Gift of Drs. John and Nicole Dintenfass, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.533
Not on view
Drs. John and Nicole Dintenfass, until 1994

Related Objects

Figurine: Three Males

Date: 18th–20th century Medium: Ivory Accession: 1978.412.348 On view in:Gallery 352

Receptacle with Figurative Relief and Stopper

Date: 1880–1890 Medium: Ivory Accession: 1993.382a, b On view in:Gallery 352

Power Figure: Male (Nkisi)

Date: 19th–mid-20th century Medium: Wood, pigment, nails, cloth, beads, shells, arrows, leather, nuts, twine Accession: 1979.206.127 On view in:Gallery 352

Figure: Female (Bwanga bwa Bwimpe)

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Wood, ivory (?), encrustation Accession: 1979.206.37 On view in:Gallery 352

Figure: Male (Bwami)

Date: 19th–20th century Medium: Ivory Accession: 1978.412.550 On view in:Gallery 352