Dotchin

Dotchin

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Description
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
Object Name
dotchin
beam, balance, opium
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
ID Number
MG.M-12266
catalog number
M-12266
accession number
274348
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National Museum of American History
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