Balance, mancur; [?]; [?]; CT78.784

Name/Title

Balance, mancur

About this object

Mancur balance; a wrought iron mancur scale with a crescent-shaped brass dial, calibrated on both sides. These scales were used to weigh wool in sacks, after shearing the sheep. The small hook and suspension ring are used to weigh from 2lb up to 42lb in 2lb divisions and the larger hook and ring would weigh from 10lb to 260lb in 10lb divisions.

Maker

[?]

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, iron
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy, brass

Measurements

h 20mm x l 280mm x w 110mm
Medium

Subject and Association Keywords

agriculture, animal culture, sheep. wool

Credit Line

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

Object Type

equipment

Object number

CT78.784

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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