Asante. <em>Gold-weight (abrammuo): antelope</em>, 19th or 20th century. Cast brass, 1 5/8 x 1 x 1 7/8 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 4.8 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, 74.218.68. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 74.218.68_PS6.jpg)

Gold-weight (abrammuo): antelope


Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 1 x 1 7/8 in. (4.1 x 2.5 x 4.8 cm)



Accession Number: 74.218.68

Image: 74.218.68_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Cast brass weight in shape of an antelope with long ringed horns that extend to the back end of the animal. It has three legs. It has a very dark patina. Condition: Good.

Brooklyn Museum