Object Title

Shoulder strap scale

Shoulder strap scale

Date

1800-1825

Object Number

III.4265

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 scallops, the outside two being thinner than the inner three. It retains some slight traces of gilding.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: 4.5cm (1.9 in.), width: 2.0cm (0.75 in.) Weight: 0.5 g (0.125 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places France