Set of 7 square brass grain weights and two folded pieces of paper: one of which is inscribed with ‘Alicante’, for the Mark of Alicante from the Castlereagh Collection

Made:
1800-1818 in Alicante
Set of 8 brass nested cup weights for the Mark of Alicante from the Castlereagh Collection for Alicante (Spain). 1/16

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Set of 8 brass nested cup weights for the Mark of Alicante from the Castlereagh Collection for Alicante (Spain). 1/16
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Set of 7 square brass grain weights: 12 gn, 9 gn, 6 gn, 4 gn, 2 gn, 1 gn, and two folded pieces of paper: one of which is inscribed with ‘Alicante’, from the Castlereagh Collection for Alicante, Spain, unsigned, Alicante, Valencia, Spain, 1815-1818

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-193/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), ink and paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
1 gn:
12 gn:
2 gn:
4 gn:
6 gn:
9 gn:
Total Set:
type:
brass weight
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • weights
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)