Asante. <em>Gold Weight</em>, 19th or 20th century. Cast brass, 1 5/8 x 1 x 1 7/8 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Franklin H. Williams Collection of Ashanti Brass Weights and Accessory Objects for Weighing Gold, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 74.218.68. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.218.68_PS6.jpg)

Gold Weight

Artist:Asante

Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1 x 1 7/8 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 4.8 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H4, 9C

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 74.218.68

Image: 74.218.68_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cast brass weight in shape of an antelope with long ringed horns that extend to the back end of the animal. It has three legs. It has a very dark patina. Condition: Good.

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