Asante. <em>Gold-weight (abrammuo): snail</em>, 19th or 20th century. Cast brass, 11/16 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. (1.7 x 1.9 x 2.2 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, 74.218.85. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.218.85_PS6.jpg)

Gold-weight (abrammuo): snail


Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 11/16 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. (1.7 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm)



Accession Number: 74.218.85

Image: 74.218.85_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cast brass weight in shape of a snail. Condition: Good, some pitting of surface and irregularities.

Brooklyn Museum