Set of (5) weights or measuring tools

Object Number: 
INV.499a-e
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 3.2 x 5.4 x 4.1 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: inside bottom of container: "8"
Description: 
Set of five (originally six) nesting, brass weights or measuring tools, the largest of which has a hinged lid with latch and serves as a container for the others.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group