Maker Akan, African
Title
  • Ornament
Date between 19th and 20th century
Medium Gold
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/2 × 1 15/16 × 13/16 inches (6.4 × 4.9 × 2.1 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, African Art Fund
Accession Number 76.26
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African: Fit for a King, Level 1 (see map)
(Alan Brandt, Inc.);
1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 55 (1976): p. 36, (fig. 25) (ill).

Detroit Collects African Art. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, April 21-May 29, 1977, no. 56, p. 35 (ill.).

African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 20.

Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Leadership and Status Objects.” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1-4 (2017): p. 39 (fig. 2.18).