Akan. <em>Gold Weight</em>, 19th-20th century. Cast brass, 1 1/8 x 3/8 x 1 1/8in. (2.9 x 1 x 2.9cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 88.192.127. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.192.127_PS6.jpg)

Gold Weight

Artist:Akan

Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th-20th century

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 3/8 x 1 1/8in. (2.9 x 1 x 2.9cm)

Collections:

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

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 88.192.127

Image: 88.192.127_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Depicts goat or sheep with diagonal raised lines on torso, neck. Head has protruding round eyes, almond-shaped ears, and a small ring suggesting horns. CONDITION: Left rear leg missing. Some discoloration of metal, some wax remains in grooves of ears.

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