Scale

Object Number: 
1946.65a
Date: 
ca. 1876
Medium: 
Iron, brass, gilding, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 7 x 8 3/8 in. ( 22.2 x 17.8 x 21.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: on face: "JOHN CHATILLON & SONS/NEW YORK/PAT'D JANY 11th, 1876"
Description: 
Rectilinear cast iron scale with circular plate, circular gilt brass face, and molded, painted foot.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this scale came from the home of the Reverend Samuel Jones, near Philadelphia, PA.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Irving McKesson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group