Box - Bronze - Akan - Ghana

Description
Box - Bronze - Akan - Ghana
2nd half 19th century - Good condition, used with some signs of wear

Antique Ashanti-Akan cast bronze sand dust box

Ornated with traditional symbols

Pre 1900

Gold dust was the medium of exchange in West Africa for hundreds of years

Lot details
Object
Box
Ethnic group/ culture
Akan
Region/ country
Ghana
Material
Bronze
Period
2nd half 19th century
Condition
Good condition, used with some signs of wear
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
12×8×8 cm
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