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Pocket Balance, English?, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 30755
Object Type:
Place Created: United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 1925-43
Brief Description: An equal-arm pocket balance of the type used by a jeweller or an apothecary,

Steel beam, brass pans; in original fish-skin covered case lined with silk. Unsigned and undated; early 18th century.
Provenance: Lent by Christ Church, Oxford in 1925.
Collection Group: Orrery Collection
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
145 mm


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