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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3099B Boston
May 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights

 
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Twelve Geometric Akan Goldweights, small rectangular weights with relief decoration, ht. 1 1/2 to 1/2 in.

Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey.

Exhibitions: Asante Goldweights, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, February-April 1988.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

African art, Akan art, Akan goldweights, Akan language, Akan people, Essex County, New Jersey, Montclair, Montclair, New Jersey, National Register of Historic Places in Essex County, New Jersey, West Africa