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Lot 230519
Lot of 2 Late 19th C Krobo & Ashanti Brass Figural Gold Weights
West Africa, Ghana, Krobo & Ashanti culture, ca. late 19th to early 20th century.
A pair of cast-brass figural weights for weighing gold.
Krobo People (Girl)
The largest depicts a Krobo girl at the Dipo ceremony. Girl standing with a traditional vessel for clensing on her head ready for the transition to womanhood.
Height: 8.5cm

Ashanti Man
The other figure shows a sinuous old man atop a square base olding a stick with the other hand on his head, pondering.

Provenance: Private collection Vienna

Austria: 6.00 EURO
E.U: 18.50 EURO
U.S.A (Cont.) 27.00 EURO

Add 7 Euro for each additional item.

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Patina Both figures stand freely

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2 Late 19th C Krobo & Ashanti Brass | Gold Weights

Estimate €100 - €180
€500 bids
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