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Gold Weight

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Object Number:
77-9-26
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ashanti
Akan
Provenience:
Ghana
Period:
Early 20th Century
Date Made:
20th Century
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1982
Section:
African
Materials:
Brass
Iconography:
Stool
Description:
Cast brass stool with concave seat supported by three posts. Center post straight, outer posts at angle and notched on outside edge. Used to weight gold.
Credit Line:
Gift of William Kohler

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