A TACTILE 17THC GOLD MEASURING WEIGHT FROM THE IVORY COAST ( No 2177 )

This is an amazingly patinated, extremely tactile, 17THC gold measuring weight from the Akan region of west Africa. Has faint linear engravings radiating from the central point. The patina of the metal has smoothed with age, with some vert de gris. The crenelated edge has been reduced for weighing purposes. In good condition. We guarantee that this item has been tribally used. In good width approx 5cm

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