Funs trays; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.774.2

Name/Title

Funs trays

About this object

Small metal trays used for weighing opium or gold. Made by the miners from empty herbal beverage tins. The corners have been pinched to make a container.
Found in huts 23, 33, and 34.

Maker

Unknown maker

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand, Otago, Cromwell

Medium and Materials

Metal, looks like brass.

Inscription and Marks

None

Measurements

a. H 10mm x L 40mm x W 32mm
b. H 06mm x L 30mm x W 27mm
c. H 05mm x L 32mm x W 30mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Subject and Association Keywords

Opium

Subject and Association Keywords

Chinese associations

Subject and Association Keywords

Weighing equipment

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Weighing tray

Object number

CR1977.774.2

Copyright Licence  

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