Balance

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1790-1820

GUSN

GUSN-3207

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

Descriptive Terms

balance (composition concept)
iron (metal)
painting (coating)
wrought
Iron
Wrought
Painted
BALANCE

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

18 x 31 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.990