Scales; unknown maker, Crane Foundry Co; 1920-1930; MT1993.82.8

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Mataura Museum

Name/Title

Scales

About this object

Scales; a set of cast iron kitchen scales.There are 7 weights ranging from one ounce to four pounds. This set was used by the Liston family.

Maker

unknown maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Maker

Crane Foundry Co

Date Made

1920-1930

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal, iron
processed material, metal, tin

Measurements

scale:
h 115mm x w 245mm x d 115mm
bowl:
h 60mm x w 280mm x d 170mm
weight - 1 oz:
h 8mm x dia 28mm
weight - 2 oz:
h 11mm x dia 47mm
weight - (?) oz:
h 13mm x dia 47mm
weight - 8 oz:
h 13mm x dia 60mm
weight - 1 lb:
h 18mm x dia 73mm
weight - 2 lb:
h 20mm x dia 95mm
weight - 4 lb:
h 36mm x dia 116mm
The scale and bowl are medium, the weights are small.

Subject and Association Keywords

home economics/cooking/food/housekeeping

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

Object Type

kitchen equipment

Object number

MT1993.82.8

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