Akan. <em>Gold-weight (abrammuo): fish</em>, 19th-20th century. Cast brass, 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. (5.7 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Franklin H. Williams, 88.192.70. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.192.70_PS6.jpg)

Gold-weight (abrammuo): fish


Medium: Cast brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th-20th century

Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 1 5/8 in. (5.7 x 4.1 cm)



Accession Number: 88.192.70

Image: 88.192.70_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Flat representation of fish with oval body. Small curved lines stamped (etched) overall depicting scales. Pair of oval shapes project from one end indicating tail. CONDITION: Surface dirty and dust-covered; greenish corrosion on surface.

Brooklyn Museum