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Scale

Date:
15th–16th century
Culture:
Spanish
Medium:
Iron, brass
Dimensions:
28 1/4 × 22 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (71.8 × 57.8 × 4.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Iron
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1957
Accession Number:
57.137.43
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 307
Inscription: Number painted in red on shaft: 1708
Samuel Yellin , Philadelphia ; [ Franz J. Mela , New York, until 1957; sold to MMA ]
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