A PLANETARY 17THC AKAN GOLD MEASURING WEIGHT ( No 1125)

Price
$76
This is a well patinated, 17thC gold measuring weight from the Akan region of west Africa. The form is cosmological, with a deeply crenellated edge and a large hole at the centre.  A few of the crenellations have been deducted for weighing purposes. 
The patina of the metal has become oxidised with vert de Gris.. In good condition. We guarantee that this item has been tribally
used. In good width approx 4cm

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