Set of (6) weights or measuring tools

Object Number: 
INV.7994a-f
Date: 
1830-1880
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on lid of container: "8" stamped: inside bottom of container: "4" stamped: inside bottom of two other pieces: "2" and "1"
Description: 
Set of 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