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Africa | Sculpture from the Oron people of Nigeria | Wood | ca. prior to 1938

Africa | Bowl bearing figure from the Yoruba people of Nigeria | ca. late 19th to early 20th century

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Africa | Sculpture from the workshop of Olowe von Ise, a Yoruba master sculpturer. Nigeria. | Wood

Caryatid Veranda Post, 20th century Olowe of Ise (Yoruba, ca. 1873–1938) Yoruba peoples; Nigeria. This veranda post is attributed to Olowe of Ise, one of the most celebrated Yoruba sculptors of the past century. Admired as an innovator in both Yoruba tradition and the West, Olowe produced works that embrace classic forms and dynamic compositions that convey the illusion of movement.

Africa | A power figure (nkisi) from the Songye people of DR Congo | ca. early 1900s

Africa | Throne from the Luguru people of Tanzania | Wood; aged varied brown patina with residue

Africa | Reliquary figure 'byeri' from the Fang Ngumba people of Cameroon | 19th century | Wood, feathers, iron, brass and glass | © Foto: Ethnologisches Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz

This is a Mami Wata statue from the Baule people of Ivory Coast. Mami aawata or mermaid is a popular goddess in Africa representing the water spirit. This sculpture shows the spirit in one of its popular forms: as a woman-fish hybrid, emerging from the water the waves bearing a basket of wealth.

Africa | Benin culture ivory figure from Nigeria | ca. early 18th century | Possibly a shrine figure, representing an Oba’s guard or a warrior figure.