ASANTE (ASHANTI) OBJECTS ARCHIVES

Many of our Asante swords and metal rattles and gongs are now found at AKAN OBJECTS.


The objects below have been sold. They are left here for educational and reference purposes.

ASANTE
Comb 8
SOLD

AKAN (?)
Object 1
SOLD

ASANTE
Head 1
SOLD

 

ASANTE
Object 1
SOLD

 

ASANTE
Object 2
SOLD

 

ASANTE
Object 5
SOLD

 

ASANTE
Object 2
SOLD

Photographs © Hamill Gallery

ASANTE (ASHANTI), CEREMONIAL OBJECTS, iron and wood, Ghana

Asante metal ceremonial objects, like their stools, indicate status, power and succession of chiefs and kings. Held or displayed in public rituals and appearances tobjects like these functioned as royal sceptres, symbolic swords and knives. Numbers 5 and 7 are also functional bells with their original clappers.

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