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Four Figurative Akan Goldweights

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
114
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Four Figurative Akan Goldweights, an herbalist carrying a shrine, ht. 1 3/4; a warrior carrying guns, ht. 2 1/4; a man carrying a sword, ht. 1 3/8; and a standing figure, ht. 1 3/4 in.

Provenance: Newman Collection, New Jersey; standing figure from Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, May 23, 1973, Lot 165.

Exhibitions: Asante Goldweights, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey, February-April 1988.
Estimate $300-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Montclair, Parke Bernet Galleries, Africa, African art, Akan goldweights, Akan people, Montclair, New Jersey, West Africa

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