Weights and original correspondence from the Castlereagh Collection for Smyrna (Turkey)

Made:
1800-1818 in Smyrna

Weights from the Castlereagh Collection for Smyrna (Turkey). Set of 9 tapering square bronze weights with handles for the Turkish Oke (Oka).

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Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1932-237/1
Measurements:
5 Drams: .016 kg
3 Drams: .01 kg
10 Drams: .033 kg
12 Drams: .041 kg
25 Drams: .081 kg
50 Drams: .161 kg
2 chequees: .322 kg
4 Chequees: .644 kg
1 Oke: 1.286 kg
type:
weight
taxonomy:
  • attributes and properties
credit:
Board of Trade (Castlereagh Collection)
status:
Permanent collection

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