Bronze scoop for Ashanti gold-takers scales

Made:
1400-1499 in West Africa

One of two large bronze scoops for Ashanti gold-takers scales (15th century) used in buying and selling gold-dust.

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1927-905/4
Materials:
bronze and complete
type:
scoop (gold)
credit:
Stevens's Auction Rooms Ltd.