This brass goldweight is depicted with ringleted hair and tattoo markings. It has a carefully modelled head and face. It is depicted sitting on a round stool-like object.
Source: Helen Coleman
Relational references:Sieber, R. 1980. African Furniture and Household objects, Bloomington.
|Type of object:||Measure|
|Type category:||Implements and utensils|
|Date range:||1600-1899 CE|
|Current accession number:||UEA 224|
|Former accession number:||-|
|Credit line:||Goldweight as a seated man. Africa, Ghana: Akan. 18th century. Brass.h. 7.5cm. Acquired 1972. UEA 224.|
|Record date:||Mon, 4th Feb 2002|
|Copyright:||Copyright© by the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, UEA, Norwich, 2002. All Rights reserved|