315. A gold bead with a frog

A gold bead with a frog
Ghana/Ivory Coast, Akiye tribe
The bead with frog design was made by cire perdue casting in gold.
This type of gold ornament was worn by dignataries to show their status to the outside world. Approx. weight 22.8 grams.
Diam. 5.5 cm

€ 2.000 - 3.000