Scale pan and vertical balance, copper, yshaped su

Made:
1801-1900 in Africa
maker:
Ashanti people

Scale pan and vertical balance, copper, yshaped support to rest pan on, pivoted, Ashanti tribe, West African, 19th century

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A78966
Materials:
copper, pan, brass
type:
scales - weighing device
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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