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Goldweight Depicting Entwined Catfish

A work made of copper alloy.

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  • A work made of copper alloy.

Date:

18th/early 20th century

Artist:

Asante or related Akan-speaking peoples
Ghana
Coastal West Africa

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Asante

Title

Goldweight Depicting Entwined Catfish

Place

Ghana (Object found in)

Date

1700–1925

Medium

Copper alloy

Dimensions

0.8 × 2.8 × 4.7 cm (3/8 × 1/4 × 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Raymond Wielgus

Reference Number

1957.104c

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