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Wooden stool with a rectangular base and a central column supporting a rectangular seat that curves upward at each end. The central column is decorated with open-work designs of triangles and a checkerboard pattern. Surrounding the column are four rectangular posts decorated with triangular projections along the outer edges. 
Asante (Asante)
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
A poised, naturalistic male figure sits on a stool, holding an egg in his right hand, his left hand resting on his left knee. The head is round, almost egg-shaped with a high, sloping forehead rising from pronounced eyebrows. The eyes are almond-shaped, the nose long and slender, the mouth a small straignt line. The neck is long and ringed. The surface of the figure is smooth, carefully finished, golden brown in color, though worn or mottled in places. 
Osei Bonsu;Asante (Asante)
Display figure
1945 – 1955
Gift of Margaret H. and Albert J. Coudron
Seated figure holding two smaller figures with three more smaller figures in front, all made from a single piece of brass. 
Asante (Asante)
Mother and Child Figure
1850 – 1950
Gift of Michael and Phyllis Courlander
This sword has an iron blade that is narrow toward the handle and gradually widens at the top, ending in a slight curve. Along the edge of the blade are small, half-circular knobs and near the top of the blade there are geometric cut-outs. The handle is formed by two spheres connected by a bar. At the bottom of the handle is a conical projection. The handle is covered in gold-leaf. 
Asante (Asante)
Ceremonial sword (afena)
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
This wooden chair has a square, leather covered seat and four legs. The back of the chair also has a leather covering. Much of the chair is decorated with metal tacks.
Asante (Asante)
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
This sword with three barbell-shaped handles is attached to a wrought iron shaft ending in two large, curved blades. The shaft is composed of three sections of hourglass-shaped open work interspersed with knots. The two top blades have triangular cut-outs. 
Asante (Asante)
Ceremonial Sword
20th century
Gift of Susan B. and John F. Ullrich