Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2009

The Year

Art of Asia, Oceania, and Africa: July 2008–June 2009

Pouring vessel in form of two ducks 15th–16th century, Stoneware with underglaze blue decoration, 2008.1625

Large throwing knife 20th century, Forged iron, 2008.1635

Head ornament early to mid-20th century, Wood, pigment, 2008.1648

Headdress early to mid-20th century, Cane, bark cloth, and pigment, 2008.1649

Mask Metal alloy (bronze) with black varnish, 2008.670

Bell ring currency 20th century, Iron, 2008.1628

Suspended pendant anklet 20th century, Iron, 2008.1629

Looped spiral currency 20th century, Iron, 2008.1630

Fiddlehead knife 20th century, Iron, 2008.1631

Pair of Zulu spoons 20th century, Wood, 2008.1632.1-2

Throwing knife 20th century, Forged iron, 2008.1633

Throwing knife 20th century, Forged iron, 2008.1634

Throwing knife (pinga) Forged iron, 2008.1636

Board in the form of a standing figure (bioma) early to mid-20th century, Wood, pigment, 2008.1646

Ceremonial staff 20th century, Forged iron, 2008.1637

Ceremonial staff 20th century, Forged iron, 2008.1638

Kanaga style dance mask about 1950, Polychromed white and black wood with leather bindings and raffia ruff, 2008.1639

Kanaga style dance mask about 1950, Polychromed white and black wood with leather bindings and raffia ruff, 2008.1640

Wooden chest 20th century, Copper, brass, and silver and lined with leather, 2008.1641

Salt hammer 20th century, Copper, brass, and silver with wood inlay, 2008.1642