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Avery Research Center Artifact Collection

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361.
Ituri Rainforest painting
Ituri Rainforest painting Painting of the Ituri rainforest, home of the Mbuti people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), by Anne Eisner Putnam. Heavy oil palette and brush, acrylic possibly used; signed "Anne Eisner", lower right.
362.
Ivory blade
Ivory blade Ivory blade with handle of a very well-carved Mangbetu-style woman's head.
363.
Ivory butter knife
Ivory butter knife Ivory replicas of European knives; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
364.
Ivory buttons
Ivory buttons Four bullet-shaped wooden buttons with carved faces; four holes in each to attach to garment; origin Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
365.
Ivory buttons
Ivory buttons Two bullet-shaped ivory buttons with carved faces; four holes in each to attach to garment; origin Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
366.
Ivory candlesticks
Ivory candlesticks Four ivory candlesticks, made for hotels; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
367.
Ivory crocodile carving
Ivory crocodile carving Ivory crocodile eating an antelope; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
368.
Ivory crocodile carving
Ivory crocodile carving Ivory crocodile with carved teeth; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
369.
Ivory drummer carving
Ivory drummer carving Ivory model of an Mbuti hunter, holes in each hand for two spears, holes for eyes, carved hair and garment; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
370.
Ivory drummer carving
Ivory drummer carving Ivory drummer with elongated head; hair, drum, and base are etched; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
371.
Ivory elephant carving
Ivory elephant carving Ivory elephant with holes for eyes; tusks broken; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
372.
Ivory elephant carving
Ivory elephant carving Ivory elephant with holes for eyes, origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
373.
Ivory elephant carving
Ivory elephant carving Ivory elephant, origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
374.
Ivory figure
Ivory figure Ivory figure of a man in bark cloth; he appears to be holding something in his right hand; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
375.
Ivory flower vase
Ivory flower vase Ivory flower vase with human face on one side and lion on the other, made for hotel use; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
376.
Ivory flower vase
Ivory flower vase Ivory flower vase with human head, very stylized hair, made for hotel use; origin eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire).
377.
Ivory hair pin
Ivory hair pin Ivory hairpin, curved with a pointed tip on one end and the other a carved head of a woman; hair is that of a Mangbetu woman, decoration on torso.
378.
Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations; dark ivory head.
379.
Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations.
380.
Ivory head
Ivory head Ivory head used in Pende boys' initiation; two holes in each to attach to a string; they were worn as arm decorations; white ivory head.
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