Akan / Goldweight (Mudfish) / 18th/early 20th centuryAkan
Goldweight (Mudfish)
18th/early 20th century

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Creator: Africa, Ghana or Cote d'Ivoire; Akan
Creator Nationality: African; West African; Ghanain; Akan
Creator Dates/Places: Africa, Ghana//Africa, West Africa, Southern Côte d'Ivoire, Southern Ghana Africa,West Africa,Ghana
Creator Active Place: Africa,West Africa,Ghana
Creator Name-CRT: Akan
Title: Goldweight (Mudfish)
Title Type: preferred
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Creation Start Date: 1750
Creation End Date: 1925
Creation Date: 18th/early 20th century
Creation Place: Africa,West Africa,Ghana
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Brass
Dimensions: L: 1 7/8 in. (4.4 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1966.82
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Alfred Wolkenberg.
Rights: http://www.artic.edu/aic/rights/main.rights.html
Subject Description: Gold weight in the form of a mudfish with whiskers and heart-shaped tail.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1966.82
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998

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