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African artist

Drum, early 19th century

  • Wood, hide, pigment, glass
  • Kongo or Vili, Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), Africa
  • H: 39.5 in, W: 10.5 in, D: 11.5 in (H: 100.3 cm, W: 26.7 cm, D: 29.2 cm)
  • Gift of Captain William T. Julio, 1843
  • E6754
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African artist

Drum

  • Wood, pigment, skin
  • Ghana, Africa
  • H: 40 1/8 in (H: 101.9 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. T.C.W. Nash, 1890
  • E6756
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Nyanja artist

Axe, early 19th century

  • Wood, iron, glass
  • Lake Malawi (Lake Nyasa), Malawi, Southeast Africa
  • E6765
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Nguni (Zulu) artist

Staff, 19th century

  • Wood
  • Kingdom of Lesotho (South Africa)
  • L: 38 3/16 in (L: 97.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Annie M. Lyman, 1891
  • E7035
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Africa artist

Rifle, late 18th century

  • Metal, tortoise shell, ivory, silver
  • Algeria, Africa
  • L: 60 1/4 in (L: 153.0 cm)
  • Gift of Colonel Timothy Pickering, 1803
  • E7477
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Samuel McIntire

Urn from William Orne House, 1795

  • Wood, paint
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • 134671
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German manufacturer

Vase, about 1850

  • Porcelain
  • possibly Dresden, Germany
  • H: 13 1/2 in, W: 11 in, D: 6 in (H: 34.3 cm, W: 27.9 cm, D: 15.2 cm)
  • Gift of Miss Kate Frazar, 1993
  • 102957
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German artist

Vase, about 1850

  • Porcelain
  • possibly Dresden, Germany
  • H: 13 1/2 in, W: 11 in, D: 6 in (H: 34.3 cm, W: 27.9 cm, D: 15.2 cm)
  • Gift of Miss Kate Frazar, 1911
  • 102958
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English engraver

Covered glass mug, 1790-1820

  • Blown glass
  • England
  • H: 8 in, dia.: 4 1/2 in (H: 20.3 cm, dia.: 11.4 cm)
  • Gift of the estate of Miss Ellie F. Ward., 1993
  • 111991
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Italian artist

Bracelet, mid-19th century

  • Lava, gold
  • probably Italy, Europe
  • H: 1 5/16 in, L: 7 3/4 in (H: 3.3 cm, L: 19.7 cm)
  • Gift of Miss Helen D. Lander, 1920
  • 112331
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