Object Title

Finger scale

Finger scale

Date

1595-1605

Object Number

III.4360

Provenance

Probably old Tower collection. Found in Waterloo Attic Room B.

Physical Description

Curved to fit the finger. There is a slight medial ridge. The lower edge is slightly bowed and bordered by single incised line decoration.
The upper edge is bevilled at each corner and pierced for a rivet to secure it to the glove.
It is externally bright.
The rivet hole has broken out to the edge.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 2 cm. ( 0.8 in.), Max. Width: 2 cm. ( 0.8 in.), Weight: * * kg. ( * * oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

On the lower edge are two nicks which may be construction marks.

Associations

Places Europe