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Asante gold dust spoon - Gold Coast (Ghana)
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Asante gold dust spoon - Gold Coast (Ghana)
Ethnic group
Asante/Akan
Origin
Gold Coast (Ghana)
Provenance
Private collection - Northern Germany
Material
Hammered metal
Size
L: 17.5 cm
Description
Gold dust spoons of hammered metal.
Such spoons were used by the Akan people in Ghana and other parts of West-Africa. They were used to weigh gold dust which was used for daily transactions before coins and money replaced them.
Price:   125,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  21-149
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