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Platform Scale

Description

Circular base with fishtail; black with red line & floral dec. ; oval scoop.

Details

Maker
Chicago Scale Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1860-1880
Location of origin
Chicago, IL, USA
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Places
Illinois (United States)
Descriptive terms
casting (process)
Iron
iron (metal)
platform scales
SCALE, PLATFORM
Slip Cast
Dimensions
7.75 x 12.25 x 6.125 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.3390
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
59857

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