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8905

Ashanti Chief’s Brass-Covered Asipim Chair

Ashanti (Asante) People, Ghana
19th century

width: 50.2cm, height: 93.4cm, depth (seat only, excluding the inclining back-rest): 47cm

Provenance

UK art market

6890

Ashanti Carved Wooden Comb (Duafe)

Akan-Ashanti People, Ghana
late 19th century-early 20th century

length: 34.1cm, width: 11.9cm, depth: 1.2cm, weight: 227g

Provenance

private collection, London.

6811

Unusual Ashanti Carved Wooden Articulated Comb (Duafe)

Akan-Ashanti People, Ghana
late 19th century-early 20th century

height: 34.7cm, width: 12cm, weight: 192g

Provenance

private collection, London.

4476

Early, Ashanti Gold Weight Modelled on a Bifurcated Knife (Afenata)

Ashanti People, Ghana
17th century

length: 12.3cm, width: 8.2cm, weight: 107g

Provenance

private collection, London.

1873

Akan Cast Brass Peanut Ring or Pendant

Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

height: 5cm, weight: 16g

Provenance

Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1874

Akan Cast Brass ‘Seed Pod Cluster’ Ring with Traces of Gilding

Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

width: 4cm, weight: 13g

Provenance

Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1882

Akan Cast Brass ‘Sword Hilt’ Ring

Akan, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

height: 4.5cm, weight: 22g

Provenance

Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1879

Ashanti Cast Brass “Double Crocodile” Ring, Ghana

Ashanti, Ghana
18th-19th century

diameter of bezel: 4.7cm, weight: 35g

Provenance

Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

1880

Cast Brass ‘Chief’s Stool’ Ring with Traces of Gilding

Akan People, Ghana/Ivory Coast
18th-19th century

height: 4cm, weight: 40g

Provenance

Private Collection, Germany, acquired 1960-81

3895

Ashanti Carved Wooden Fertility Doll (Akuaba)

Ashanti/Asante People, Ghana
19th century

height: 27.3cm, width: 11.5cm

Provenance

UK art market; the base with an old label for 'Ratton, Paris'.

2850

Cast Brass Pendant & Brass Bead Necklace

Asante/Ashanti, Ghana, West Africa
early 20th century

length of pendant: 12.5cm, length of chain: 66cm, weight: 193g

Provenance

UK art market

2938

Local Ashanti King’s Asipim Chair

Ashanti (Asante) People, Ghana
late 19th century

height: 72cm, depth: 44cm, width: 40cm

Provenance

private collection, UK