Object Title

Shoulder strap scale

Shoulder strap scale

Date

1800-1825

Object Number

III.4254

Provenance

Old Tower Collection. Found Bowyer Tower.

Physical Description

Made of copper alloy, it is of irregular rectangular form. The upper edge is pierced with four small circular holes to accomodate the wire or thread attaching it to the shoulder strap. The lower edge is decorated with five scallopes, the outer ones being thinner then the inner three. It retains traces of gilding.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length: 4.5 cm (1.9 in), Width: 2.0 cm (0.75 in) Weight: 0.5 g (0.125 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France