Kitchen Scale

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1940-1980

GUSN

GUSN-256053

Description

Kitchen scale, square white plastic platform attached to a white painted metal base. Circular face on front of scale numbered with pounds, ounces, and kiligrams. Scale can measure up to twenty five pounds. Face of scale decorated with images of bananas, apple, fish, chicken, tomatoes, grapes, lettuce, and a ribeye steak.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scales (weighing devices)
plastic (organic material)
metal
Scale, Kitchen
Scale, Kitchen

Inscription

"American/ FAMILY SCALE / WEIGHS 25 POUNDS / BY OUNCES / 11 kilogram by 50 grams / NOT LEGAL FOR TRADE" (Black printed numbers and text)

Additional Identification Number

283.59

Maker

American Family Scale Co., Inc. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

United States

Object Type

Food Processing & Preparation T&E; Food Preparation Equipment

Dimensions

7 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of Winifred Richardson

Accession Number

2011.80.59