Object Title

Thumb scale

Thumb scale

Date

1600-1625

Object Number

III.4382 B

Provenance

Probably old Tower collection

Physical Description

The lower edge is drawn out to an oblique point, the upper edge is bowed each side of a medial ridge. The main edges have plain inward turns bordered by double incised line decoration, which also borders the lower edge. The scale is secured to a fragment of the leather glove by a domed rivet either side at the lower end and by two externally flush rivets at the upper end.
It is corroded.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Max. length: 3.3 cm. (1.3 in.), Max. width: 3.9 cm. (1.5 in.) Weight: 0.005 kg. (0.25 oz.)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

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