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Gold-weight

Accession Number
1997/1.412

Title
Gold-weight

Artist(s)
Akan

Artist Nationality
Akan (culture or style)

Object Creation Date
20th century

Medium & Support
brass

Dimensions
9/16 in x 5/8 in x 3/4 in (1.5 cm x 1.6 cm x 1.9 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis

Subject matter
Geometric gold-weight in the shape of a two stepped square base with a cylindrical post. 

Physical Description
Gold-weight in the shape of a square two-stepped base surmounted by a cylindrical post with small incised lines on all four sides. 

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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