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Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a finger-ring consisting of an oval open-work bezel and a patterned band. The centre has a solid plain raised circular boss which is surrounded by an intricate oval symmetrical pattern of open-work scrolls and arabesques punctuated with raised dots. | Asante people, Ghana | 19th - 20th century || {7.19}

Catalogue of the Asante gold regalia from the west-Africa state of Asante in modern-day Ghana in the British Museum collection

Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a finger-ring in the shape of a domed open-work bezel (frumepu, frumaampun) and solid band. | Asante people, Ghana | 19th century || {7.16}

Catalogue of the Asante gold regalia from the west-Africa state of Asante in modern-day Ghana in the British Museum collection

Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a finger-ring (frumepu, frumoampun) surmounted by an elaborate open-work domed bezel terminating in a small raised conical boss. | Asante people, Ghana; probably from Kumase | 19th - 20th century || {7.15}

Catalogue of the Asante gold regalia from the west-Africa state of Asante in modern-day Ghana in the British Museum collection

Africa | Chest ornaments from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Gilded brass | Both discs were affixed by fourfold necklace with brass chain links and a threefold necklace with 18 to 19 glass beads. Very rarely both discs are preserved. |

Africa | Chest ornaments from the Ashanti people of Ghana | Gilded brass | Both discs were affixed by fourfold necklace with brass chain links and a threefold necklace with 18 to 19 glass beads. Very rarely both discs are preserved. |

Africa | Lost cast wax casting in gold of a finger-ring ornament in the form of three highly stylised elephants (esono) arranged in a row next to each other facing the same way. | Asante people, Ghana; possibly from the Royal Palace, Kumase | 19th century || {7.9}

Lost wax casting in gold of a finger-ring ornament in the form of three highly stylised elephants (esono) Asante people, Ghana; possibly from the Royal Palace, Kumase

Africa | Hollow lost wax casting in gold of a cylindrical bead (sika brodua) with repoussé decoration. | Asante people, Ghana | 19th century || {3.23}

Asante People - Gold Cylindrical Bead with Repoussé - Lost Wax Castings - Kumase, Ghana - Century

Bracelet Superbe bracelet coulé à la cire perdue, surmonté de trois éléments pouvant représenter des tabourets Bronze Mali, Dogon D int: 6,1 cm

Magnificent bracelet bracelet lost wax cast, topped by three elements that represent stools Bronze Mali, Dogon

A PAIR OF ETRUSCAN GOLD DISKS   CIRCA LATE 4TH CENTURY B.C.   Each formed of domed sheet, encircled by granules, elaborately adorned in concentric rings, with clusters of granulation, filigree spirals centered by granules, clusters of granulation around larger granules, centered by a piriform knob embellished with granulation; mounted as earrings with modern gold backs and posts

Pair of Etruscan gold disks circa century B. wher we can see the fine granulation technique invented by the Etruscan.

Gold cast circular disc, with a whirlgig design.

Africa Lost wax casting in gold of two separate discs that have soldered together to form a single bi-facial disc bead decorated with open-work.

Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a bi-facial disc pendant (akrafoknmu) with a central raised conical boss. | Asante people. Royal Palace, Kumase, Ghana | 19th century (prior to 1874) || {2.18}

Africa - Lost wax casting in gold of a bi-facial disc pendant (akrafoknmu) with a central raised conical boss. century (prior to

Fine D-ring hoop widening at the shoulders and forming delicate column structures at the shoulders. The shoulders support a quatrefoil bezel set with a table-cut diamond in the center. Four smaller triangular, proto rose-cut or hog-back diamonds are set within shield-shaped frames in each of the lobes. The cruciform under bezel is smooth. Extant trace enameling in several places on the upper bezel. Italy, c 1600

Fine D-ring hoop widening at the shoulders and forming delicate column structures at the shoulders. The shoulders support a quatrefoil bezel set with a table-cut diamond in the center. Four smaller triangular, proto rose-cut or hog-back diamonds are set within shield-shaped frames in each of the lobes. The cruciform under bezel is smooth. Extant trace enameling in several places on the upper bezel. Italy, c 1600

Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a bi-facial open-work disc pendant (akrafokonmu). | Asante people. Ghana | ca. 1817 or earlier || {2.2}

Africa | Lost wax casting in gold of a bi-facial open-work disc pendant (akrafokonmu). | Asante people. Ghana | ca. 1817 or earlier || {2.2}

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