Gold Weight, 19th or 20th century

  • Akan, African

Brass

  • Framed: Overall: 1/2 × 1 × 1 1/4 inches (1.3 × 2.5 × 3.2 cm)

Gift of Shirley B. Williams

1991.1061

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Akan
  • Brass (alloy)
  • Hourglasses
  • Geometric pattern
  • Weight (scale component)
  • Snail

Provenance

Shirley Williams; 1992-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Akan, African, Gold Weight, 19th or 20th century, brass. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Shirley B. Williams, 1991.1061.