Scales, gold; W & T Avery; CT77.163

Name/Title

Scales, gold

About this object

Gold scales; a set of gold scales, with 6 weights ranging from 3 ounces to a quarter ounce. Contained within a rectangular wooden box. Made in Birmingham by W & T Avery.

These scales are recorded as being "from Shot-over, miner's rights, Mt Benger".

Maker

W & T Avery

Maker Role

Maker

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, West Midlands, Birmingham

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Inscription and Marks

Printed on label inside lid: "W & T AVERY, / MAKERS / BIRMINGHAM"

Measurements

h 50mm x l 188mm x w 119mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords

mining engineering. metallurgy, mineral deposits. metallic ore deposits. prospecting

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT77.163

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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