Gold Weight

77-9-2

From: Ghana

Curatorial Section: African

Object Number 77-9-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ashanti
Provenience Ghana
Date Made 1900-1977
Section African
Materials Brass
Iconography Group | Chief | Courtier
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.

Height 11 cm
Length 8.5 cm
Width 7 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Kohler, 1977

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