University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:77-9-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ashanti
Provenience: Ghana
Date Made: 1900-1977
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1900-1977
Section:African
Materials:Brass
Iconography:Group
Chief
Courtier
Height: 11 Centimeters/Inches
Length: 8.5 Centimeters/Inches
Width: 7 Centimeters/Inches
Credit Line:Gift of William Kohler, 1977

Description

Chief with wife and courtiers, cast bronze. Chief holds fly whisk in right hand, two bracelets on right arm, seated on chair, attendant standing in rear. Wife seated on low stool, attendant in back holding umbrella over both figures. Two seated figures holding crossed implements.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

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