Unidentified African-Portuguese maker


19th century


Overall: 18 7/8 × 9 1/16 × 15/16 in. (48 × 23 × 2.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund



Place Made: M'Banza-Kongo, Angola, Central Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Religious Object

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

HIST 66, AAAS 15, History of Africa since 1800, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

Exhibition History

Works from the Continent of Africa, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-March 15, 2020.

Publication History

Cecile Fromont, The Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo, Chapel Hill, North Carolina: The University of North Carolina Press, 283 pp., ill. p. 263.


Susana Montiel de Colmenares, London, England; sold to present collection, 1999.

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