A COSMOLOGICAL ANCIENT 16thC GOLD MEASURING WEIGHT ( No 1123)

Price
$111
This is a beautifully patinated, rare copper dot
16thC gold measuring weight from the Akan region of west Africa. The form is cosmological, with a deeply crenellated edge and a recess for the dot at the central axis. The copper has dropped out over time.
The patina of the metal has darkened and smoothed with age. In good condition. We guarantee that this item has been tribally
used. In good width approx 4cm

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