Scales for weighing precious stones, etc., in blac

Made:
1620-1640 in Amsterdam

Scales for weighing precious stones, etc., in black pearwood case 5"x2 3/4"x1 1/8", with the coloured label of "Jan Linderman, Amsterdam" inside lid with the original scales weights, and silver forceps, with shovel end on which is engraved "L", c.1620-40

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1954-411
type:
jeweller's scales
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • weighing machine
  • scales - weighing device
credit:
National Maritime Museum (Gabb Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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