Gold weights (17) - Metal - Goud gewichtjes - Asante - Ghana

Description
Gold weights (17) - Metal - Goud gewichtjes - Asante - Ghana
1st half 20th century - Vintage - used with visible signs of wear

Old private collection from The Netherlands (started late 1960s). Acquired by the owner’s parents and thence by descent to the present owner.
Originally from the collection from the Congregation of the Holy Spirit in The Netherlands. Items were obtained directly from Mr Jan van Croonenburg from the congregation.
A lot of the items were from the Rome Collection. Mr Piet Bukkems and Mr Jan van Croonenburg requested part of that collection to be moved to Berg en Dal for the use of opening the Afrika Museum (initiated 1954).

Lot details
Total nr of items
17
Object
Gold weights
Indigenous object name
Goud gewichtjes
Ethnic group/ culture
Asante
Region/ country
Ghana
Material
Metal
Period
1st half 20th century
Condition
Vintage - used with visible signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
0×0×0 cm
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