Prescription scale

Object Number: 
1946.333ab
Date: 
1800-1850
Medium: 
Metal, string
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3/4 x 7 x 3 in. ( 1.9 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Metal prescription scale with two shallow circular pans attached to balance bar with string (one now detached).
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this apothecary scale was used by the donor's great-grandfather, Dr. Andrew Van Allen.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Richard H. Gosman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group