Platform Scale

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1860-1880

GUSN

GUSN-59857

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

platform scales
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Iron
Slip Cast
SCALE, PLATFORM

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Chicago Scale Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Chicago, IL, USA

Object Type

Weights & Measures T&E

Dimensions

7.75 x 12.25 x 6.125 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.3390

Places

Illinois (United States)