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Carved wooden human figure attached to an animal's horn. A plug or mushroom shaped projection extends from the human figure's head.
Yaka (Yaka (Kwango-Kwilu region style))
Power figure (nkisi)
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis

1845 – 1855
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Glass snuff bottle
1900 – 1940
Gift of Mr. Robert W. Coggan

Senufo (Senufo (culture or style))
Korhogo Ceremonial Headpiece with Horns
1900 – 1983
Gift of Meryl Pinsof-Platt

Baulé (Baule (culture))
Guli Society Mask
1900 – 1971
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
Animal horn engraved with the Royal Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom, in which a crowned lion and a chained unicorn supporting a shield stand above a banner with the motto “dieu et mon droit” (which directly translated from French means “God and my right” referring to the monarch’s divine right to govern which has been used as the motto of the British monarch since it was adopted by Henry V (1413-1422)).  The shield consists of four quadrants: the first quadrant contains four lions, the second contains three fleurs de lis, the third contains a mermaid and a harp, the fourth contains three lions and a stag or dog-like animal.  Surrounding the shield is a belt or garter upon which is emblazoned “Honi soit qui mal y pense” which means “evil unto they who think evil,” the motto of the Order of the Knights of the Garter, an ancient exclusive British order consisting of 25 members who were selected by the king of England. Near the base, the horn is engraved with a cityscape of Philadelphia from the harbor with nu
Artist Unknown
Engraved Powder Horn
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
This decorative image is organized along a vertical axis wtih fanciful creatures, grotesque heads, depictions of carved gems and harpies.
Agostino dei Musi (Italian (culture or style))
Upright Ornament with Bull and Satyrs
1515 – 1525
Museum Purchase
This zoomorphic Luba <em>nkisi mihake</em>, or “malevolent” power object, depicts a dog of a fierce and formidable character. Sculpted out of wood, the dog has been carefully covered in animal fur, creating a graphic mimetic effect. The dog’s tail stands nearly upright, signaling a commanding and attentive posture. Most striking, however, are the antelope horns, stuffed with medicinal substances, as well as the metal blades that have been affixed throughout the dog’s trunk and underbelly.
Luba (Luba (culture or style))
Power Figure
1925 – 1935
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
This stoneware figure of an zoomorphic form is sitting on all fours with hooved legs, a lion face, two red horns on its head, and spikes extending down the back. This figure has traces of red and black paint.&nbsp;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Guardian Figure (One of a pair)
581 – 907
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur (AM '61, PhD '72)
This woodblock print is a portrait of a man with his hands clasped below his chin. Two horns protrude from his forhead, a sword is angled across his body, showing the hilt. The print is signed (l.c.) "7 Pepe Ortega" in pencil.
José Ortega (Spanish (culture or style))
El rey godo
1952 – 1953
Museum Purchase