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Balance

Description

Shaped balance painted peach and decorated with stylized leafage quatrefoil devices or banding in red, yellow with cast finial and pendant; flat bottom pans with splayed sides hang from heavy chains and hook; shaped iron plates on hanging frame.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1820
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wrought
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Descriptive terms
BALANCE
balance (composition concept)
Iron
iron (metal)
Painted
painting (coating)
wrought
Wrought
Dimensions
18 x 31 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.990
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
3207

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