Case for Dotchin or Steelyard


A dotchin is a steelyard of Asian origin, sometimes termed an opium scale. This example was purchased in Osaka, Japan.

Location: Currently not on view

Used: Japan

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.M-12266.01Catalog Number: M-12266Accession Number: 274348

Object Name: dotchinsteelyard case

Physical Description: metal (counter weight material)string (?? material)Measurements: overall, case: 1 1/8 in x 14 7/8 in x 3 in; 2.8575 cm x 37.7825 cm x 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_725139

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