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Asante brass casting

Christine Fox

Asante brass casting

lost-wax casting of gold-weights, ritual vessels and sculptures, with handmade equipment

by Christine Fox

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Published by African Studies Centre in [Cambridge] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Goldweights, Ashanti,
    • Brasswork -- Ghana,
    • Art, Ashanti,
    • Precision casting

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 110-111.

      StatementChristine Fox ; with an introduction by T.F. Garrard.
      SeriesCambridge African monographs ;, 11, Cambridge African monographs ;, no. 11.
      ContributionsUniversity of Cambridge. African Studies Centre.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK7889.6.G5 F6 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 112 p. :
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2245984M
      ISBN 100902993240
      LC Control Number89120277
      OCLC/WorldCa18412614

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Catalogue Page 27 Ghana FOX, Christine. Asante brass casting. Lost-wax casting of gold-weights, ritual vessels and sculptures, with handmade equipment. With an introduction by T. F. Garrard.

Cambridge African monographs Cambridge: African Studies Centre, Wrpps, 8vo. xii,pp. 29 plates in-text, 6 figures, map, ://Brass gold dust box and two brass spoons to transfer dust surrounded by goldweights in the shape of a stool, hammer, axe, pipe, dagger, adze, padlock, and fan.

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