Ring: Coiled Snake on a Ball

Ring: Coiled Snake on a Ball

before 1951


Overall: 4.5 x 3 x 2.3 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/16 x 7/8 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1951.320



Shared by different Akan and Akan-related peoples, including the Asante and Baule, gold ornaments indicate status and wealth and are worn at public festivals by titleholders, chiefs, and kings.

See also
African Art
African Art
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