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Bamileke Basoa fon with his attendant holding a prestige KI SMOKING PIPE and a horse-tail beaded fly-whisk. (1920)  Photographer: Frank H. Christol Source: PITT RIVERS MUSEUM, UNIVERSIT

Bamikele Basoa fon with his attendant holding a prestige KI smoking Pipe

Commemorative Portrait of a Chief (Singiti) Date: 19th–early 20th century Geography: Democratic Republic of Congo, Luika River region Culture: Hemba Medium: Wood Dimensions: H. 30 11/16 x W. 7 11/16 in. (78 x 19.5 cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture Credit Line: Purchase, Jane and Gerald Katcher, Lila Acheson Wallace, Daniel and Marian Malcolm, Hamilton E. James, Anonymous and Steven Kossak Gifts, 2015 Accession Number: 2015.119

The subject of this posthumous commemorative portrait was the sovereign of a Hemba chiefdom during the nineteenth century in what is today the southeastern sector of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Commemorative Portrait of a Chief (Lefem) Date: 19th–early 20th century Geography: Cameroon, Grassfields region Culture: Bangwa Medium: Wood, pigment, encrustation, fiber Dimensions: H. 40 1/4 x W. 11 7/8 x D. 10 3/8 in. (102.2 x 30.2 x 26.4 cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture

Commemorative Portrait of a Chief (Lefem) Date: century Geography: Cameroon, Grassfields region Culture: Bangwa Medium: Wood, pigment, encrustation, fiber Dimensions: H. x x cm) Classification: Wood-Sculpture

Portrait mask  -  Baule, Côte d'Ivoire  -  Totokro Master

Baule Male Portrait Mask (Mblo), Ivory Coast, Name Piece of the Totokro Master

Portrait Face Mask (Mblo) Date: 19th–mid-20th century Geography: Côte d'Ivoire, central Côte d'Ivoire Culture: Baule peoples Medium: Wood, pigment, hemp

Portrait Face Mask (Mblo) Date: century Geography: Côte…

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