Ceremonial Knife

Unidentified Konda maker

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possibly collected 1929-1930

Steel and wood

Overall: 15 13/16 × 5 11/16 in. (40.1 × 14.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Edith Virginia Calista Spinney Furlong (Mrs. Charles Wellington Furlong)

175.4.25593

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

THEA 23, AAAS 54, Topics in African Theater and Performance, Laura Edmondson, Winter 2015

COLT 73.4, Violence, Ayo Coly, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

The Art of Weapons: Selections from the African Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 26, 2014 -March 13, 2016.

Publication History

Ugochukwu C. Nzewi, The Art of Weapons, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2014, checklist no. 29; ill. fig. 5, p. 5.

Provenance

Collected by Charles Wellington Furlong (1874-1967), in Africa, possibly 1929-1930 (possibly a relics of Sir Henry M. Stanley 1841-1904); to his widow, Edith Virginia Calista Spinney Furlong, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1967; given to present collection, 1975.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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