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Africa | Two goldweights from the Akan people of Ghana | Brass; leopard holding a bird in its mouth and an 'asipim' stool

Africa | Two goldweights from the Akan people of Ghana | Brass; leopard holding a bird in its mouth and an 'asipim' stool

goldweight human figures, Ghana http://www.randafricanart.com/images/goldweight_human_figures_a.jpg

goldweight human figures, Ghana http://www.randafricanart.com/images/goldweight_human_figures_a.jpg

Africa | Goldweights from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Brass.

Africa | Goldweights from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Brass.

(Ghana) "Goldweight" from the Akan people of Ghana. Univers Mininga- Sankofa Bird brass Goldweight. ca19 century. Africa

(Ghana) "Goldweight" from the Akan people of Ghana. Univers Mininga- Sankofa Bird brass Goldweight. ca19 century. Africa

Africa | A collection of gold weights from the Akan people of Ghana | Brass

Africa | A collection of gold weights from the Akan people of Ghana | Brass

ASANTE COMB, GHANA with bird-form finial covered in gold leaf. wood, gold leaf Height: 6 in (15.2 cm)

ASANTE COMB, GHANA with bird-form finial covered in gold leaf. wood, gold leaf Height: 6 in (15.2 cm)

Sankofa bird brass goldweight. 19C. Akan weight. West African goldweight- used to weigh gold.

Sankofa bird brass goldweight. 19C. Akan weight. West African goldweight- used to weigh gold.

Tribal Art Treasures Metal Figures Brass Men Playing Asante/Ashanti Bronze Figure/Gold Weight SOLD

Tribal Art Treasures Metal Figures Brass Men Playing Asante/Ashanti Bronze Figure/Gold Weight SOLD

Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century  Ghana; Akan, Asante  Gold foil, wood, nails  H. 61 5/8 in. (156.53 cm)    Magnificent gold-covered staffs like this one are carried by high-ranking officials within the courts of Akan chiefs in an area of West Africa once known as the Gold Coast.

Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century Ghana; Akan, Asante Gold foil, wood, nails H. 61 5/8 in. (156.53 cm) Magnificent gold-covered staffs like this one are carried by high-ranking officials within the courts of Akan chiefs in an area of West Africa once known as the Gold Coast.

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