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Gold Weight in the form of an Ashanti Stool with its seat in the form of a Double Axe

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Provenance

Early 1990s, sold by Christie's, London to George Abrams, Waban, MA; 2009, gift of Abrams to the MFA. (Accession date: January 20, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of George Abrams in memory of Maida Abrams

African, Ghana, Asante peoples, early to mid-20th century

Dimensions

Lender Accessory: 1.3 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm (1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5197

Medium or Technique

Bronze, (copper alloy)

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture