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Akan Kuduo Vessel, Ghana

Akan Kuduo Vessel, Ghana

Container (Kuduo), 19th–20th century  Ghana; Akan, Asante  Brass    Displaying a vibrant combination of geometric and figurative imagery, this brass kuduo was the treasured possession of a king or courtier from an Akan kingdom. Early kuduo from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries take forms that suggest a North African in...

Lidded Vessel (Kuodo) Asante, century The Metropolitan Museum of Art “Displaying a vibrant combination of geometric and figurative imagery, this brass kuduo was the treasured possession of a.

Africa | A Kuduo, container from the Asante or Akan people of Ghana | Brass | 18th - 19th century.

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Cast Brass Storage Container (Kuduo),  Asante People, Ghana circa19th century. Vessels such as this example of cast and incised brass known as kuduo were used by the wealthier Asante people of Ghana as lockable containers for   valuables such as ritual objects and gold dust. Others might have been buried with people of status. Some might have been used to hold a mixture of shea butter and gold dust used to adorn the corpses of high-status chiefs.

Cast Brass Storage Container (Kuduo), Asante People, Ghana circa19th century. Vessels such as this example of cast and incised brass known as kuduo were used by the wealthier Asante people of Ghana as lockable containers for valuables such as ritual objects and gold dust. Others might have been buried with people of status. Some might have been used to hold a mixture of shea butter and gold dust used to adorn the corpses of high-status chiefs.

Brass Tray Stand with Gold, Silver and Niello Inlay, Mamluk, Egypt or Syria, 14th century

Brass Tray Stand with Gold, Silver and Niello Inlay, Mamluk, Egypt or Syria, century

Ornate Ashanti Brass Kuduo with Zoomorphic Lid - DK.034 (LSO) Origin: Ghana Circa: 1600 AD to 1800 AD  Dimensions: 10.5" (26.7cm) high  Collection: African Art Medium: Brass    Location: United States

Ornate Ashanti Brass Kuduo with Zoomorphic Lid - (LSO) Origin: Ghana Circa: 1600 AD to 1800 AD Dimensions: high Collection: African Art Medium: Brass Location: United States

Gold Weight: Amulet Date: 18th–19th century Geography: Ghana Culture: Akan peoples

Gold Weight: Amulet Date: century Geography: Ghana Culture: Akan peoples

Art d'Afrique - Auction PETIT ET ANCIEN KUDUO AKAN (Ghana). En laiton. Ces boites couvertes circulaires ont une fonction cultuelle liée à la purification de l'âme de son possesseur. Elles peuvent recevoir les offrandes destinées à ce dernier, ainsi que des sacrifices. 9 x 7…

Art d'Afrique - Auction PETIT ET ANCIEN KUDUO AKAN (Ghana). En laiton. Ces boites couvertes circulaires ont une fonction cultuelle liée à la purification de l'âme de son possesseur. Elles peuvent recevoir les offrandes destinées à ce dernier, ainsi que des sacrifices. 9 x 7…

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