Steel yard and pan

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-20186

Description

Parts to a scale: tin weight pan(A), shaped like a 3-sided scoop. Small link chains connected to pan at 3 places; join together near top for hanging. Iron steel yard(B) has 2 hooks at one end w/ flat piece and buoy shaped weight at opposite end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

steelyards
iron (metal)
tin (metal)
Tin
Iron
SCALE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

4.75 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3353AB