Victorian Butcher's Scales
A super-large and very handsome set of Victorian butcher's scales with a marble top and ceramic ironstone meat slab. It has a cast iron mechanism brass weighing/weights bowl, and brass central handle - and it is complete with its full set of weights.
It stands on a painted wooden plinth - this, with its original paint - and is in excellent working order and with good balance. The weights are moulded with "Crane Foundry Co Wolverhampton", and consist of: 4lb, 2Ib, 1Ib (x2), 8oz (x2),1/4Ib, 4oz, 2oz, and 1oz.
Dimensions of base: Length 52cm Height 9cm Depth 20cm
Overall dimensions: Length 57cm Height 25cm Depth 28cm
Diameter of brass bowl: 22cm
Dimensions of weighing slab: 28cm x 26cm
Country of origin: UK
Date of manufacture: c.1890
Material: cast iron, brass, marble and wood
Condition: there are three cracks to the marble, radiating from the central fixing (see last two images), yet these are stable and there is no movement.
Price does not include delivery, yet we can arrange this for you. So please do contact us to request a delivery estimate, if required.