Object Title

Terminal Finger scale

Terminal Finger scale

Date

1595-1605

Object Number

III.4370

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Curved to fit the finger.
The lower end is rounded. The upper end is pierced by a flattened iron rivet, the lower by a domed rivet, each secured internally by a rectangular iron rivet which retains a fragment of the brown leather glove.
It is covered in corrosion. The upper rivet has almost broken out to the edge. The edges are broken away in places.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 3.1 cm. ( 1.25 in.), Max. Width: 1.8 cm. ( 0.7 in.), Weight: * * kg. ( * * oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Europe