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Akan Brass Goldweight of an Equestrian Figure

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
104
Sold for:
$369$300

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Akan Brass Goldweight of an Equestrian Figure, the galloping horse with rider clutching the reins in his left hand and a long arrow in his right, lg. 2 1/4 in.

Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; Sotheby's, New York, May 14, 1981, Lot 194.

Exhibitions: Asante Goldweights, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, February-April 1988.
Estimate $600-800


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