The AMICA Library
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Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
African; West African; Ghanain; Akan
Africa, Ghana//Africa, West Africa, Southern Côte d'Ivoire, Southern Ghana Africa,West Africa,Ghana
Container for Gold Dust (Adakawa)
Mid/late 19th cen.
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Tubular gold dust container with lid attached to chain. Registers of low relief designs including trains, boats, flowers, and geometric patterns.
l. 7.6 cm (3 in.)
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of the Britt Family Collection
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