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Jeweller's Balance, Spanish?, 18th Century

Inventory Number: 35857
Object Type:
Place Created: Spain Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/152
Brief Description: Steel beam with brass ends, heavy brass plummet and silver scale-pans. The folded pieces of paper which contained money weights, bear ink inscriptions in Spanish. The balance is in the original velvet and silk lined wooden case.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Steel
brass and silver

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