CDR-1152: SR Set: African Art and History

African Art—as represented in our Image Set—incorporates the entire continent from North to South and East to West and points to the various Islamic, Christian and tribal influences that shaped the art, its ritual objects, masks, plaques, textiles, musical instruments. Artistic depictions, along with historic markers and portraits complete our selection.



Met-3312
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Title: Crucifix
Description: Overall, front
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3398
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Title: Buffalo Figure
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3399
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Title: Elephant Figure
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-3413
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Title: Mask: Female (Pwo)
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-4519
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Title: Double Bell from Cameroon
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Mmc-0001
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Title: Commanding Woman of the Oblique Eyes
Description: Total from front left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mmc-0002
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Title: Commanding Woman of the Oblique Eyes
Description: Total from right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Mnc-0002
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Title: Drum End (Mbembe Sculpture)
Description: Total from right front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Nbc-0001
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Title: Sculpture dedicated to Gou, the God of Wrought Iron and Warfare
Description: Total from front (work made by Akati Ekplekendo, a Fên artist)
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Nbc-0002
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Title: Sculpture dedicated to Gou, the God of Wrought Iron and Warfare
Description: detail of upper body
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Met-04661
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Title: Figure
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ncc-0002
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Title: Statuette of a Man
Description: total from front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Ncc-0003
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Title: Statuette of a Man
Description: half-length from front left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0001
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town: carved entrance door with fish and vine motifs
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0002
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town: carved entrance door with floral meander border and heavy studding, door ajar
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0003
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town: carved entrance door with floral motifs above door, central post
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0004
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town: carved entrance door with floral meander border, heavily carved central post and lintel
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0005
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town: carved entrance door with tympanum with arabic writing
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0006
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town. Palace of Wonders: inside: arched doors with carved relief. plaster or white stone?
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0007
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town. Palace of Wonders: inside: dark wooden door with arabic writing and quotes from the Koran, remnants of gilding still visible
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0008
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town. Main entrance door to the Palace of Wonders: dark wooden door with arabic writing and quotes from the Koran, remnants of gilding still visible
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Paa-0009
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Title: Carved Wooden Doors of Zanzibar
Description: Old Stone Town. carved wooden door with floral motifs
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pcc-0001
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Title: Top of a Scepter
Description: Total from front right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Pcc-0002
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Title: Top of a Scepter
Description: Total from front left
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Met-04652
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Title: Tyekpa Maternity Figure
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04650
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Title: Figure: Female
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04639
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Title: Interior Hanging
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Met-04622
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Title: Grave Marker (Kikangu)
Vendor: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
XAM-091574
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Title: Nomali figure of the Mende tribe or a pondo figure of the Kissi tribe
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Lnc-0002
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Title: Ancestor Figure
Description: head from right front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-020536
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Title: Portrait presumed to be of Vasco da Gama (1469-1524)
Creator(s): Portuguese School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Lnc-0001
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Title: Ancestor Figure
Description: Total from front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Knc-0008
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Title: Ceremonial Sculpture of Several Heads
Description: close det from front right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
Knc-0007
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Title: Ceremonial Sculpture of Several Heads
Description: Total from rear right
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-055750
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Title: Atlas of Charles V, Map of Mecia de Viladestes, a portulan of Europe and North Africa
Creator(s): Spanish School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-069383
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Title: Kankan Moussa, King of Mali, from 'Atlas of Charles V', Map of Mecia de Villadeste, a portulan of Europe and North Africa
Creator(s): Spanish School
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
Knc-0006
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Title: Ceremonial Sculpture of Several Heads
Description: Total from front
Vendor: Saskia, Ltd.
XIR-071711
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Title: Ibo mask
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-071713
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Title: Yoruba mask
Vendor: Bridgeman Education
XIR-071714
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Title: Lobi female statue
Vendor: Bridgeman Education