Akan. <em>Gold Weight</em>, 19th-20th century. Cast brass, 1 1/8 x 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (2.9 x 1.3 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 88.192.99. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.192.99_side1_PS6.jpg)

Gold Weight

Artist:Akan

Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th-20th century

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (2.9 x 1.3 x 3.8 cm)

Collections:

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

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 88.192.99

Image: 88.192.99_side1_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Angular bird-like creature with triangular head. Ridge with serrated edge projects from top of head along sides of body. Small metal triangle extends from rear, depicting tail. CONDITION: Accumulations of blue copper corrosion over surface of weight.

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