C.1900, ex: Sir Cecil Armitage Collection. Bronze, 2 1/8‰۝ length, modeled as a broadsword.åÊ Gold dust was the currency of the slave and ivory trade. These weights were originally used to measure it for transactions. They represent proverbs which were integral to the Ashanti culture and later, were exchanged as gifts. With certificate of authenticity.
Item ID: B2546

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