Artist Akan, African
Title
  • Rectangular box gold weight
  • Gold Weight (alternate title)
Date 17th or 19th century
Medium Brass
Dimensions Overall: 2 3/8 × 1 5/8 × 1 1/4 inches (6 × 4.1 × 3.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero in memory of Catherine Baker Mayhew
Accession Number 2014.95
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. 24 (fig. 1.22).