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African artist

Model canoe, about 1805

  • Wood
  • Africa
  • L: 72 in, W: 18 1/4 in, D: 24 in (L: 182.9 cm, W: 46.4 cm, D: 61.0 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10388
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African artist

Mask, 19th century

  • Fabric, raffia, leopard fur, cowry shell
  • Kuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa
  • H: 18 7/8 in (H: 47.9 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1910
  • E14376
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Ijaw artist

Mask, 19th century

  • Wood, feather, stain
  • Nigeria, West Africa
  • H: 21 1/4 in (H: 54.0 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1910
  • E14379
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African artist

Pot, 19th century

  • Gourd
  • Zululand (historic) or Zambezi, Africa
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1910
  • E14392
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Kongo or Vili artist

Carving, early 19th century

  • Ivory
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa
  • H: 3 15/16 in (H: 10.0 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1917
  • E16924
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African artist

Pot, 20th century

  • Clay
  • Zululand (historic), Africa
  • Gift of Bernard Pucker & Suzanne Pucker in honor of Dr. John Noble, 2001
  • E301714
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African artist

Pot, 20th century

  • Clay
  • Zululand (historic), South Africa
  • Museum purchase, 2001
  • E301844
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Charles Sekano (Kenyan)

West African Outlook, about 2000

  • Oil pastel on paper
  • Kenya, Africa
  • H: 18 1/2 in, W: 24 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase, 2002
  • E301988
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Viye Diba (Senegal, birth 1954)

Vertical Light, late 20th century

  • Acrylic and cloth on wood
  • Dakar, Republic of Senegal, Africa
  • H: 31 in, W: 43 in (H: 78.7 cm, W: 109.2 cm)
  • Museum purchase, 2002
  • E301989
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African artist

Basket, about 1800

  • Plant fiber
  • Sierra Leone, Africa
  • H: 9 1/2 in, W: 13 1/2 in, D: 11 in (H: 24.1 cm, W: 34.3 cm, D: 27.9 cm)
  • Gift of Captain W.T. Julio, date unknown
  • E4011
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