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Goldweight with a Geometric Design

A work made of copper alloy.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of copper alloy.

Date:

18th/19th century

Artist:

Asante or related Akan-speaking peoples
Ghana
Coastal West Africa

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Asante

Title

Goldweight with a Geometric Design

Place

Ghana (Object made in)

Date

1700–1899

Medium

Copper alloy

Dimensions

0.6 × 1.7 × 2.7 cm (1/4 × 11/16 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Gottlieb

Reference Number

1979.12

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