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Africa Direct

10 Miscellaneous Brass Metal Objects African

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Country of Origin Ghana
People Asante
Materials brass
Approximate Age Unknown, probably Mid 20th century
Height (in) .5 - 4.5
Width (in) 1 - 3.75
Overall Condition Good. Most of our pieces have spent decades on at least two continents, and have been treasured by several owners.   Small splits, scrapes and cracks are a normal part of their patina attesting to their age and extensive use.  We examine each piece carefully when we receive it and report any damage we find in our listings.  Please look carefully at the pictures which may also reveal condition and damage.
Damage/Repair oxidation

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Throughout West Africa, utilizing the skills that date back as early as the 12th century in working with metal (bronze, brass, copper alloy, iron), the sculptor African has produced variety of utilitarian objects as well many other for decorative purposes. Though utilitarian objects these objects remain remarkable artifacts, and works from skilled blacksmiths.