Maker Akan, African
Title
  • Geometric square gold weight with cross at center
Date 17th or 19th century
Medium Brass
Dimensions Overall: 2 1/8 × 2 1/4 × 1/8 inches (5.4 × 5.7 × 0.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Douglas H. Mayhew and Roberto J. Caballero in memory of Catherine Baker Mayhew
Accession Number 2014.648
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. 1.18).