Reproduction of Gold Dust Box (Ashuti Style)


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Reproduction of Gold Dust Box (Ashuti Style)   (1992.16.0002A)
  1. Personal Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Gear
  4. :
  5. Personal Carrying & Storage Gear
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, Pre – 1908
Culture Asante, Ashanti, Akan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 6.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 3.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.1 cm
Weight 15 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Metal--Brass
Manufacturing Processes Cast--Lost Wax, Soldering, Chased
Munsell Color Information Dark Olive Brown (2.5 Y 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

SEE 92.16.1

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Cole, Herbert M. and Doran H. Ross. The Arts of Ghana. Los Angeles: University of California, 1977.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information See scholarly remarks- replica of bronze Ashuti boxes.

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