Cased set of jeweller's scales, signed "John Snart"

Made:
1700-1710 in London
maker:
John Snart

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Scales for precious stones signed JOHN SNART AT THE HEART AND SCALES IN MAIDEN LANE, OVER AGAINST GOLDSMITHS HALL LONDON; walnut case with moulded edges and ornamental brass escutcheon, iron forceps in body

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1993-1261
type:
jeweller's scales
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
credit:
National Maritime Museum (Gabb Collection)