Catalogue  |  Selling your art  |  about shikra  |  shikra film  |  Art in Action  |   |   |  Checkout  | 
Home » Container "Kuduo" (without lid) - Asante - Gold Coast (Ghana)
Galerie Afrikanische Kunst
Container
Container
Container
E-mail this to a friend
Question about this object
Container
Object
Container "Kuduo" (without lid) - Asante - Gold Coast (Ghana)
Ethnic group
Asante/Akan
Origin
Gold Coast (Ghana)
Age
probably 18th century
Provenance
Private collection - Northern Germany
Material
Brass alloy
Size
H: 9 cm D: 15 cm
Description
Asante brass container "Kuduo". Very finely decorated with a small crocodile on each side. Used to be commonly part of the chief's insignia. They were prestige containers and were used as ceremonial vessels.
Source - Exhibition catalogue - Gold in der Kunst Westafrikas
Helvetisches Goldmuseum, Schloss Burgdorf, 18 October 2009 to 18 April 2010
Galerie Walu, Zürich, 22 May to 26 June 2010
page 48
Price:   350,00 EUR
Catalogue No.:  21-176
Add to basket
Galerie Afrikanische Kunst
e-mail address:
Password:
forgotten password?
terms and conditions
Imprint
Contact
Home
deutsch
Francais
italiano
español
Русский
中文
日本語
العربية
Specialist African art translations