Artist Asante, African
Title
  • Scorpion Finger Ring
Date between 1900 and 1950
Medium gold and cire perdue
Dimensions Sight (object only, as displayed): 3 1/2 × 2 × 2 1/2 inches (8.9 × 5.1 × 6.4 cm)
Sight (with mount, as displayed): 3 1/2 × 2 × 3 inches (8.9 × 5.1 × 7.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art
Accession Number 78.15
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N1AA, Level 1 (see map)
(Karl Heinz Krieg);
1978-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Leadership and Status Objects,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1-4 (2017): p. 35 (fig. 2.10).