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LOT 1822

Estimate
GBP (£) 20 - 30
EUR (€) 23 - 35
USD ($) 25 - 37

Sold for (Inc. bp): £13

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AFRICAN ASHANTI BOX WEIGHT
20TH CENTURY A.D. OR EARLIER
1 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (127 grams, 38 x 35 x 30 mm).

A rectangular copper-alloy box weight with shallow lid, decorated to the upper face with concentric rectangles and ridges outer border. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK collection.
Property of a Leicestershire, UK, private collector.

FOOTNOTES:
Likely used for carrying gold dust or nuggets, or even as a gold weight itself.

CONDITION