Maker Akan, African
Title
  • Bird on pyramid base gold weight
Date 17th or 19th century
Medium Brass
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/2 × 5/8 × 1 7/8 inches (3.8 × 1.6 × 4.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero in memory of Catherine Baker Mayhew
Accession Number 2014.731
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
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).