African Art

Dating from the fifteenth to the mid-twentieth century, and primarily from West and Central Africa, the Allen Memorial Art Museum’s African collection is diverse and includes several extraordinary works in a variety of media.

 

Floral Workshop, Foliage Master Sierra Leone, West Africa
Afro-Portuguese Saltcellar,
late 15th - early 16th century
AMAM 1956.5

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Ivory Coast or Liberia, West Africa (Wee)
Mask, 19th - 20th century
AMAM 1955.43

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Nigeria, West Africa, Benin Kingdom
Leopard Hip Ornament, 18th century
AMAM 1955.22

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