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African Goldweights (Miniature Sculptures from Ghana 1400-1900)

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SKU:
9780500976968
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Overview

Over 600 years ago the Akan began making brass weights for measuring gold dust, the currency of their region in Ghana and the Ivory Coast. They eventually produced the most complete three-dimensional inventory in any culture in history. Here is a selection of more than 500 weights chosen for their artistry and interest, accompanied by a full descriptive text about their history, styles, and modes of manufacture. Virtually every animal, bird, fish, or object known to the Akan became the subject of a miniature sculpture. Human figures are represented in the activities of everyday life and sacred or courtly rituals.

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  • Set-Up Charge: $40 per decoration

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Tom Phillips
    Format:
    Hardcover
    Pages:
    220
    Publisher:
    Thames & Hudson (May 1, 2010)
    Language:
    English
    Audience:
    General/trade
    ISBN-13:
    9780500976968
    ISBN-10:
    0500976961
    Weight:
    42.56oz
    Dimensions:
    10.1" x 9.2" x 0.9"
    Case Pack:
    10
    File:
    -NortonNorton_102117-20171021.xml
    As low as:
    $33.30
    List Price:
    $45.00
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