University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:77-9-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Date Made: 1900-1977
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1900-1977
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Technique:Cast
Iconography:Group
Chief
Attendant
Height: 9.1 Centimeters/Inches
Length: 8.5 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 11 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Gift of William Kohler, 1977

Description

Chief borne on a palanquin, cast bronze. Chief seated, protected by umbrella, carried by figure in rear. Poles supported by four figures, two front, two rear. Attendants, three on left, two on right.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995) View Objects in Exhibition

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