Scales in lacquered wood case, China

Made:
China
Scales in lacquered wood case, China (scales - weighing device)

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Steelyard; brass pan, brass weight, ivory beam with scales, in lacquered wood case, 30cm long, China. B3047

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A243904
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), ivory, lacquer and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall: 300 mm
type:
scales - weighing device