A late Victorian black-painted and gilt-decorated iron and steel 'outdoor' 56lb beamscale, for the Borough of Barrow-in-Furnessby Doyle & Son, London
Lot 28
A late Victorian black-painted and gilt-decorated iron and steel 'outdoor' 56lb beamscale, for the Borough of Barrow-in-Furnessby Doyle & Son, London
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,994) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
18 Oct 2012 11:00 BST

Auction 20169
A late Victorian black-painted and gilt-decorated iron and steel 'outdoor' 56lb beamscale, for the Borough of Barrow-in-Furnessby Doyle & Son, London
Lot Details
A late Victorian black-painted and gilt-decorated iron and steel 'outdoor' 56lb beamscale, for the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness
by Doyle & Son, London
The box-ended beam decorated with reserves of arabesques and scrolls, and with the words 'Borough of Barrow-in-Furness, Doyle & Son, London' and 'To Weigh 56lb', the spire finial-decorated gallows with conforming decoration, with a pair of copper pans, both the pans and the beam stamped 'VR 1' beneath a crown, the beam 84.5cm long, raised on an associated but period black-painted iron stand, by Avery, with hook terminal at the top, and spiral-cast lower stem, raised on a quatreform gilt-decorated base with paw-cast corners, painted to the base with a shield for Avery, the stand 155cm high, together with a black-stained pine box, for the pans and the beam, with 'Doyle & Son' paper trade label to the interior, (5 including box)
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