Power Incarnate: Allan Stone’s Collection of Sculpture from the Congo - Images

Female Power Figure(Nkishi)
Unidentified Luba artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, animal hide, beads, fibers, metal, organic materials
21 1/2 x 4 x 7 1/2 inches (54.6 x 10.2 x 19.1 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkishi) with Mambele (Cowrie Shells)
Unidentified Songye (Kalebwe subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
East Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, metal, beads, fibers, organic materials, cowrie shells, snake skin
22 x 7 x 9 inches (55.9 x 17.8 x 22.9 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkishi) with Bishishi (Metal Studs)
Unidentified Songye (Kalebwe subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Sentery region, East Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, metal, fiber, animal hide, feathers, snake skin
35 x 13 x 15 inches (88.9 x 33 x 38.1 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Male Power Figure (Nkishi) with Bishishi (Metal Studs)
Unidentified Songye (Belande or Eki subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
East Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, metal, fiber, bushback horn, organic materials
25 x 5 1/2 x 6 inches (63.5 x 14 x 15.2 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkishi) with Bishishi (Hoe Blade)
Unidentified Songye (Kalebwe subgroup?) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Tshofa region, East Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, metal, fiber, animal hide, feathers, beads, organic materials
36 1/2 x 12 x 15 inches (92.7 x 30.5 x 38.1 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)
Unidentified Kongo (Yombe subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Cabinda Province, Angola; or Republic of the Congo
Wood, metal, glass, fibers, pigment, organic materials
25 1/2 x 13 x 8 inches (64.8 x 33 x 20.3 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkishi) with Bishishi (Metal Studs)
Unidentified Songye (Kalebwe subgroup?) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Sentery region, East Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, metal, feathers, fiber, beads, organic materials
13 x 7 x 5 inches (33 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkisi)
Unidentified Kongo (Vili subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Cabinda Province, Angola
Wood, metal, glass, fibers, raffia, pigment, organic materials
15 1/4 x 6 x 4 inches (38.7 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Two-Headed Animal Power Figure (Nkisi Nkondi)
Unidentified Kongo (Vili subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Cabinda Province, Angola
Wood, metal, pigment, textile, fibers, organic materials
12 1/2 x 26 x 9 1/2 inches (31.8 x 66 x 24.1 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkishi) with Mambele (Cowrie Shells)
Unidentified Songye (Kalebwe subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Between the Lubefu and Lomami rivers, East Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Wood, metal, cowrie shells, fiber, beads, animal hide, organic materials
21 x 6 x 5 1/2 inches (53.3 x 15.2 x 14 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkisi)
Unidentified Kongo (Vili or Solongo subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Zaire Province, Angola
Wood, glass, textile, fibers, pigment, resin, organic materials
7 x 3 x 2 1/2 inches (17.8 x 7.6 x 6.4 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

Power Figure (Nkisi)
Unidentified Kongo (Vili subgroup) artist, late 19th-early 20th century
Bas-Congo Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, or Cabinda Province, Angola
Wood, glass, textile, fibers, pigment, organic materials
11 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches (27.9 x 1.3 x 14 cm)
The Allan Stone Collection

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