Portfolio: Encounters: The Arts of Africa [Exhibition Ongoing]

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Title Artist Medium & Support Creation Date
Christ Figure     brass  ca. 17th century - early 18th century 
Shabati     faience (glaze sintered-quartz)  ca. 713 BCE - 30 BCE 
Cap Mask (Mbuya)     wood and pigment  mid 20th century - late 20th century 
Cap Mask (Pumbu)     wood, pigment, cloth, and fiber  mid 20th century - late 20th century 
Ibeji Figure     wood, nails, cowrie shells, and camwood powder  early 20th century 
Ceremonial Cup (Kopa)     wood  mid 20th century 
Ceremonial Cup     wood  early 20th century 
Dance wand (Eshu)     wood, hide, cowrie shells, fiber, medicinal bundles, indigo  mid 20th century 
Divination Instrument (kakishi)     wood  early 20th century 
Crest Mask (Chi Wara)     wood, raffia, and brass  early 20th century - mid 20th century 
Face Mask (Ichahoho or Adomanyi)   Okati of Ojakpama Village   wood, pigment, and kaolin  early 20th century - mid 20th century 
Hornbill Mask (Gegon) with Islamic Inscriptions     wood, raffia, and ink  mid 20th century 
Ancestor Figure (Sigiti)     wood  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Commemorative Head Fragment     terracotta  ca. 17th century - 18th century 
Efe-Gelede Cap Mask (Apasa)     wood with indigo and white  early 20th century 
Bound Figure     terracotta  ca. 12th century - 15th century 
Kneeling Female Figure with Child     wood  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Pregnant Female Figure     terracotta  1200 - 1600 
Ceremonial Cup     wood  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Face Mask (Ninea-Gla)     wood, metal, and chalk  early 20th century 
Shrine Figure (onile)     brass or bronze, and iron  18th century - 19th century 
Divination Bowl (Agere ifa)     brass or bronze and iron  18th century - 19th century 
Ibeji Figure   Master of the Archaic Smile   wood  early 20th century 
Water Spirit Head Crest (Pipligbo)     wood and pigment  early 20th century 
Crest Mask (Chi Wara)     wood, beads  mid 20th century 
Equestrian Dance Wand (oshe shango)   Aribokana, Onakunle   wood and beads  early 20th century - mid 20th century 
Helmet Mask (epa)     wood, iron, fiber, and sacrificial substances  mid 19th century - late 19th century 
Divination Bowl (Agere ifa)     wood  mid 19th century 
Shango Devotee Maternity Figure with Bowl     wood and pigment  late 19th century 
Ibeji Figure     wood and beads  early 20th century 
Water Spirit Head Crest (Pipligbo)     wood  early 20th century 
Bush Buffalo Mask     wood and pigment  early 20th century - mid 20th century 
Crucifix     brass  ca. 17th century - early 18th century 
Miniature Initiation Mask     wood, pigment, and raffia  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Chief's Stool     wood, brass tacks, and beads  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Bowl for Divination Implements (Opon Igede)   Areogun   wood  mid 20th century 
Helmet Mask (Sowei)     wood  early 20th century - mid 20th century 
Commemorative Head     terracotta  ca. 19th century 
Royal Hip Mask     bronze  ca. late 17th century - 18th century 
Shrine Figure of Dog     wood  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Seated Female Figure (Staff Finial)     wood  early 20th century 
Elephant Cap Mask     cotton and glass beads  mid 20th century 
Seated Female Figure     wood  mid 20th century 
Dance Wand (Eshu)     wood  mid 20th century 
Whistle     wood  mid 20th century 
Head     terracotta  ca. 500 BCE - 300 CE 
Adire Eleko Cloth (Oloba)     cotton with indigo  late 20th century 
Sculptural Element From a Reliquary Ensemble (Mbulu Ngulu)     wood, brass, iron, and copper  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Power Figure (Nkisi)     wood, lizard, bushbuck horn, and medicinal substances  early 20th century 
Vessel (Untitled)   Odundo, Magdalene   multi-fired red clay  2009 
Migrations II   Kosrof, Wosene   acrylic on linen  2006 
Catholic Nun Figure   Otooro   wood and pigment  late 1950s 
Number Seven: May I only know the joys given by the Sublime One...   Fall, Yelimane   acrylic on canvas  2003 - 2004 
Number Nine: Through love and the words 'There is no God but God,'...   Fall, Yelimane   acrylic on canvas  2003 - 2004 
Number Twenty-three: Through His Grace and consideration for my profession of faith...   Fall, Yelimane   acrylic on canvas  2003 - 2004 
Number Twenty-seven: May the Light of the Arabic Language and the Book...   Fall, Yelimane   acrylic on canvas  2003 - 2004 
Miniature Shrine Figures     wood  late 19th century - early 20th century 
Staff     wood with pyrography  19th century 
Portrait Mask (lipiko)     wood with human hair, paint and pigment  ca. 1940 
Storage Chest     wood with copper, brass, iron, and pigment  early 20th century – mid 20th century 
Pair of Sandals (mtalawanda)     wood with silver and copper  ca. late 19th century - 20th century 
Pair of Hinged Anklets     silver  19th century