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Incomplete cone plumb bob. 18Th Century
1.500€ / 1.683$
Ref. V.G4.A.INS.HER.PLO.CON.C.3201.Plomada

Author: Unknown
Period: First half of XVIII Century

Conservation: Very good
Material: Iron
Measures [Height x Width]  
4.53 x 2.48 inc.
Weight:  
31.75 oz

Description: - Plumb-bob from the first half of the 18th century without a nut and, therefore, incomplete.
- The Weight is 11.5 cm high, 6.3 cm in diameter and weighs 900 grams.
- The Weight, made entirely of iron, is cone-shaped with a strip in the central part of the plumb bob.
- The head is threaded. Thread of medium size and diameter, with medium thread and pitch.
- No distinctive mark or contrast has been found that could provide information about the place where it was made, the manufacturer's details, or any other information.
- The plumb bob was probably made in southern Europe.
Preservation and damage:
- The plumb bob is in a good state of preservation, although the Weight has several knocks and scratches, both on the edges and edges, as well as on the faces.
- A spectacular patina has been preserved on the entire plumb bob.
- The quality of the casting and the execution of the Weight is good.
- The casting has several cracks on the sides of the cone.
- The Plumb-bob shows wear typical of it's age.

Comments: - Both the measurements and the weight are approximate.
- Very interesting as a collector's item and as a decorative element.
- The tones of the colours in the photos are not equal to the tones of the real colours.
- The object for sale is the one that corresponds to the photos. The description is not a detailed exposition of the object.
- The data provided here are personal opinions not contrasted.

 
Antiques >> Instruments >> Tools >> Others >> Incomplete cone plumb bob. 18Th Century
 
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Antiques >> Instruments >> Tools >> Others >> Incomplete cone plumb bob. 18Th Century
 
Antiques >> Instruments >> Tools >> Others >> Incomplete cone plumb bob. 18Th Century
 
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