Akan. <em>Gold-weight (abrammuo): elephant</em>, 19th or 20th century. Brass, 1 11/16 x 3 3/4 in. (4.3 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Laura L. Barnes, 67.25.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 67.25.15_PS6.jpg)

Gold-weight (abrammuo): elephant


Medium: Brass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th or 20th century

Dimensions: 1 11/16 x 3 3/4 in. (4.3 x 9.5 cm)



Accession Number: 67.25.15

Image: 67.25.15_PS6.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hollow elephant gold weight, trunk juts between large crescent tusks, raised eyes, large spiral ears, double-crescent tail, semi-circular elements in groups of trees on flat feet. Opening at stomach.

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