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Sculpture in the Round from Guinea Coast

Sculpture, In the Round, Africa, Guinea Coast

Works of Art (25)

Akuaba Figure, 19th–20th century, Akan peoples; Ghana, Wood, beads, string (1979.206.75)
Altar Tableau: Queen Mother and Attendants, 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.111)
Caryatid Veranda Post, 20th century, Olowe of Ise (Yoruba), Yoruba peoples; Nigeria, Wood, pigment (1996.558)
Fragment from a Figure, Head, 16th–19th century, Nigeria (?); Nnam, Basalt (1995.64.18)
Head of a Queen Mother (Iyoba), 1750–1800, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1977.187.36)
Head of an Oba (King), 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.2)
Head of an Oba (King), 19th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass, iron (1991.17.3)
Head of an Oba, 16th century (ca. 1550), Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1979.206.86)
Head, 12th–15th century, Nigeria, Esie, Soapstone (1979.206.296)
Head, 16th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Terracotta, sacrificial materials (1991.17.7)
Headdress, 19th–20th century, Ejagham peoples; Nigeria, lower Cross River, Wood, hide, metal, bone, paint (1979.206.266)
Headdress, 19th–20th century, Baga peoples; Guinea, Wood (1979.206.17)
Janus-Faced Headdress, 19th–20th century, Boki peoples; Nigeria, Wood, cotton, metal, cane, pigment (1987.284)
Ladle, 20th century (before 1960), Zlan of Belewale, Dan peoples; Liberia or Côte d'Ivoire, Wood, pigment (1979.206.254)
Maternity Figure, 19th–20th century, Senufo peoples; Côte d'Ivoire, Wood, oil patina (1981.397)
Memorial Head, 17th century, Ghana; Akan, Twifo region, Hemang city, Terracotta, roots, quartz fragments (1978.412.563)
Memorial Head, 19th–20th century, Côte d'Ivoire; Akan, Anyi subgroup, Terracotta (1978.412.394)
Neckrest: Female Figure, probably 19th century, Democratic Republic of Congo; Luba or Shankadi, Wood, beads (1981.399)
Pair of Diviner's Figures, 19th–20th century, Baule peoples; Côte d'Ivoire, Wood, pigment, beads, iron (1978.412.390-.391)
Seated Male Figure, 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Wood, kaolin (1980.429)
Seated Portuguese Figure, 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.31)
Silver Buffalo and Elephant, 19th century, Republic of Benin; Fon, Silver-copper alloy, brass, copper, and iron (2002.517.1-2)
Standing Female Figure, 18th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Ivory, metal (1978.412.302)
Standing Male Official: Court Official, 16th–17th century, Nigeria; Edo peoples, court of Benin, Brass (1991.17.32)
Standing Warrior, 11th–17th century (1455–1640); Lower Niger Bronze Industry, Nigeria, Niger Valley between the confluence area and the delta, Brass (1977.173)