Bismar, Norwegian, 1500-1599

Made:
1500-1599 in Norway

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Norwegian Bismar, 16th century, of hard wood with "knotted" end (acting as counterpoise), and original iron goods hook and curved handle drilled for cord fulcrum. Weighing scale marked on underside of "beam". 25" long overall

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1938-646
type:
bismar
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
credit:
Stevens's Auction Rooms Ltd.

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