Item # 405310
A comprehensive masterwork and a visual feast of the spectacular goldwork of the Akan peoples, with text that provides the cultural background to the importance of gold, of ritual and political regalia and the associated oral traditions of the Akan. Stunning photos of gold stools, ritual swords and individual objets d'art in their cultural context. A soon to be rare edition, the last copies of this out of print edition were procured by us from the European publisher. A jewel of a find. Quantities limited. Hardcover with 385 color illustrations and photos. 296 Pages.