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Miniature Bronze Horseman

Akan, Ghana. £150

Miniature Bronze/Copper Horseman. Akan Culture, Ghana

This miniature bronze/copper gold weight depicts a male figure riding on a stylised horse. Cast by Akan goldsmiths, small gold weights (mrammou) such as this were used to weigh gold dust - the currency of the Akan and potent symbol of kra (life-force).

H: 5.3cm

Estimated Period: Early 20th Century

Ex Private Collection, UK

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L: 7.5 CM
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