Object Title

Terminal Finger scale

Terminal Finger scale

Date

1595-1605

Object Number

III.4372

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Curved to fit the finger. The lower edge is rounded and pierced for a rivet to secure it to the leather glove.
The upper end has a bowed edge and is pierced for 2 rivets to secure it to the glove. A third hole has been pierced between them later.
A single incised lateral line and two angled incised lines delineate the outline of the thumb nail. It is patinated. The upper edge has broken out and been repaired with solder.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 3.0 cm. ( 1.2 in.), Max. Width: 1.4 cm. ( 0.55 in.), Weight: * * kg. ( * * oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Europe
Italy