Scales; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR2016.017
ScalesAbout this object
Gold and/or opium scales. The ivory scale rod has three scale gauges marked in fine black dots. Three strings with red tassels are inserted at the balance end of the rod which is itself is inserted to a brass case from which the balance pan hangs. The strings from the pan are attached to this. The separate weight has fine string attached to enable it to hang on the scale rod.Maker
Pan - Two Chinese characters; CAPACITY 167H;
R (shield shape)S above a series of numbers -
28676 and 83985 and 103857 and on its own 74.
Pan D 132mm x H 15mm
Rod L 283mm x Dia 6mm
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