Asante. <em>Gold-weight (abrammuo): male figure</em>, 19th century. Cast brass, 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.4 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, The Franklin H. Williams Collection of Ashanti Brass Weights and Accessory Objects for Weighing Gold, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 74.218.62. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.218.62_bw.jpg)

Gold-weight (abrammuo): male figure


Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 1 1/2 in. (4.4 x 3.8 cm)



Accession Number: 74.218.62

Image: 74.218.62_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cast brass weight in shape of a warrior holding a gun on his left side. His right arm is raised and hand touches abdomen. His coiffure is composed of seven coiled knobs. Condition: Good.

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