Loading

Gold Weight

Unknown19th or 20th century

Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Cast brass weight in shape of an antelope with long ringed horns that extend to the back end of the animal. It has three legs. It has a very dark patina.Condition: Good.

Show lessRead more

Details

  • Title: Gold Weight
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th or 20th century
  • Location Created: Ashanti Region, Ghana
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: The Franklin H. Williams Collection of Ashanti Brass Weights and Accessory Objects for Weighing Gold, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams
  • External Link: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/101370/Gold_Weight
  • Medium: Cast brass
  • Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1 x 1 7/8 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 4.8 cm)
  • Culture: Asante
  • Collection: Arts of Africa
  • Accession number: 74.218.68

Recommended

Translate with Google
Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile