Object Title

Terminal Thumb scale

Terminal Thumb scale

Date

1595-1605

Object Number

III.4368

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Curved to the thumb.
The lower edge is rounded. The upper end is pierced by 2 flattened iron rivets and the lower end by a domed rivet fitted with an internal circular washer. All three secure a fragment of the brown leather glove.
The domed rivet is enclosed by a chevron of triple incised line decoration. It is covered in corrosion.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 3.8 cm. ( 1.5 in.), Max. Width: 2.5 cm. ( 1.0 in.), Weight: * * kg. ( * * oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Europe