Maker Akan, African
Title
  • Bird and snake gold weight
Date 17th or 19th century
Medium Brass
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/2 × 5/8 × 1 1/8 inches (6.4 × 1.6 × 2.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero in memory of Catherine Baker Mayhew
Accession Number 2014.734
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N1BB, Level 1 (see map)
Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero (New York, New York, USA);
2014-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “The Akan Gold Weights Collection at the DIA.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1/4 (2017): p. 23 (fig. 1.16).