Akan. <em>Gold-weight (abrammuo): male figure</em>, 19th-20th century. Cast brass, 1 1/2 x 5/8 in. (3.8 x 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 88.192.63. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.192.63_PS6.jpg)

Gold-weight (abrammuo): male figure


Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th-20th century

Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 5/8 in. (3.8 x 1.6 cm) Base: 3/4 x 3/8 in. (1.9 x 1 cm)



Accession Number: 88.192.63

Image: 88.192.63_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Depicts a man blowing side-blown horn. Face has high wide arched brows, heart-shaped coffee-bean eyes, narrow chin. Protruding navel, two raised bands around waist. CONDITION: Some greenish material on surfaces of weight, dust accumulations in incised areas.

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