Akan. <em>Elephant Gold Weight</em>, 19th or 20th century. Cast brass, 1 11/16 x 3 3/4 in. (4.3 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.25.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.25.15_PS6.jpg)

Elephant Gold Weight

Artist:Akan

Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 1 11/16 x 3 3/4 in. (4.3 x 9.5 cm)

Collections:

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

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 67.25.15

Image: 67.25.15_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hollow elephant weight: trunk juts between large crescent tusks, raised eyes, large spiral ears, double-crescent tail, semi-circular elements in groups of trees on flat feet. Opening at stomach. Condition: good.

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