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Gold-weight

Accession Number
1997/1.408

Title
Gold-weight

Artist(s)
Akan

Artist Nationality
Akan (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
brass

Dimensions
3/8 in x 3/8 in x 5/16 in (1 cm x 1 cm x 0.8 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis

Subject matter
Geometric gold-weight in the shape of a square decorated with four smaller raised squares. 

Physical Description
Gold-weight in the shape of a square base with four smaller raised squares on top. 

Primary Object Classification
Metalwork

Primary Object Type
goldweight

Collection Area
African

Rights
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Keywords
goldweights
measuring
miniature (size attribute)
weighing devices

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