Gold scales; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR1977.807

Name/Title

Gold scales

About this object

Set of gold scales in a wooden box. The box has a hinged lid and hook and eye fastening. The base inside is lined with blue velvet (now faded and worn) and there is a small square compartment in one corner, perhaps for storing weights. The scale consists of a steel beam and 2 brass pans attached with cord and a cord tassel hanging from the centre of the beam.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

a. Organic, vegetal, wood
b. Processed material, steel and brass; vegetal, fibre

Measurements

H 30mm x L 175mm x W 83mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Gold

Subject and Association Keywords

Weighing equipment

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Weighing instruments

Object number

CR1977.807

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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