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H10247 Chondrometer, grain measure, comprising measuring funnel, balance, pail and levelling wedge in box, made by Henry Simon Ltd, Manchester, England, c. 1900. Click to enlarge.

Wooden box containing instruments made by Henry Simon Ltd

Made
  • c 1900
A polished wooden case with interior wooden supports lined in purple velvet containing a brass measuring funnel, brass and metal balance, brass pail and wooden levelling wedge. A small piece of wood and loose metal screw are found within the box.

Summary

Object No.

H10247

Object Statement

Chondrometer, grain measure, comprising measuring funnel, balance, pail and levelling wedge in box, made by Henry Simon Ltd, Manchester, England, c. 1900

Physical Description

A polished wooden case with interior wooden supports lined in purple velvet containing a brass measuring funnel, brass and metal balance, brass pail and wooden levelling wedge. A small piece of wood and loose metal screw are found within the box.

Dimensions

Height

110 mm

Width

311 mm

Depth

140 mm

Production

Made

  • c 1900

Source

Credit Line

Purchased 1984

Acquisition Date

25 June 1984

Cite this Object

Harvard

Wooden box containing instruments made by Henry Simon Ltd 2022, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 25 May 2022, <https://ma.as/231880>

Wikipedia

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