brass

19th c.

Gold scale; Description: Chinese, with weights enclosed in a wooden case. Used in California during 19th C. 19 additional pans of various sizes and one weight. numbered a - v.

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1900-1940

Abacus

Scales, of California miner. Presented to Oakland Pioneers by Jesse Walton

(D. Peterson 2/79) Date: (blank). China. Scale; balance type: brass; smooth arm w/ hanger and balance needle in...

1860-1940

Pipes, metal

(D. Peterson 2/79) (2 spec.) (A: 1 pipe; B: 1 water chamber only) Date: L. 1800's - E. 1900's. A: Water pipe; brass alloy; base w/ chased all-over floral design w/ top and...

1900-1940

Chopsticks & knife in case (D. Peterson 2/79) (4 pcs.) Date: E. 1900's. Eating utensils; chopsticks, knife w/ case; two ivory chopsticks; knife w/ mottled black/green celluloid covered...

ca. 1850-1900

Herb cutter and table. Wooden table, hand made, with railings on three sides and one drawer and lower shelf; herb cutter is attached to the table: a large knife of forged steel hinged at the...

a. Mortar and b. pestle for grinding spices. Material: brass. Shape: Cup on stand. Mortar height: 6", 5" at rim. Pestle height: 8 1/2". Description: Ornamented with design going...

Tea caddy. Description: Brass tea caddy lined with tin, octagonal. laquered, bronzed metal colored.

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This tea caddy is a fairly...

1850

Compass, in leather case, 1850 exhibit 19th c. Gallery, 9/78 M.G. A: compass. B: case From the History Information Station: Compass is enscribed "Elevapol, Augsburg, Paris, 18 Cracau 50,...

Candlestick. Description: Brass candlestick with finger-type handle. Said to have been used in North bloomfield.

From the History Information Station:

Object: Brass candlestick and...

1853

Hand pumper model. Description: (in case) Grissiam & Bailey working model of an 1853 hand pumper; wheels wood with polished brass surfaces; water tank wood with floral designs; pumping...

c. 1850-60

Medium sized knife, with hilt stamped: "Anglo Pacific Cutlery Co Sheffield" 7-3/4" Clip point blade, 12-3/8" overall, Bone handle w/ sheath (.b). Circa 1850-1860.

History: Exact history...

c.1945-1948

Cap with small leatherette bill, black faille sides and crown, white cotton cord across front held in place by one button on each end, brass name plate, "Pullman Porter," centered...

Product container. Description: Hotel Oakland Cigar Box, wood with brass hardware, Sampson's Selection

Object: Cigar box, from the Hotel Oakland.

History: This box once stood on...

1900's

Bowl; brass; chased; wide low body w/ alternating foils and rectangles w/ arabesque and arabic inscription; straight short neck. Date: 1900's. Dimensions: ht 2 7/8", mouth diam. 3 3/8"...

1900's

Incense burner; brass; chased design (a.) body; tripod; round wide body, neck and lip w/ key pattern; elephant head on two sides; lion, dog and Chi-Lin on opposed sides, clouds and Buddhist...

Badge, "F.O.E., "Oakland Aerie #7. Brass badge, 3 parts chained together, lower oblong medal with picture of Oakland's City Hall

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Object: Badge...

1875-1925

Group of artifacts excavated from and found at the site of the Old Oakland Project of Storek & Storek. Objects formerly exhibited at the Oakland Museum Storefront Museum. Hand blown high...

1875-1925

Group of artifacts excavated from and found at the site of the Old Oakland Project of Storek & Storek. Objects formerly exhibited at the Oakland Museum Storefront Museum.

1956

A large wooden plaque, 15 1/4 ins. tall and 18 ins. across, has two golden colored plaques placed in it. The top one is arched and reads "Knights and Knaves Honor Award 1956." Below it are three...

c. 1920s

Hotel room key from the Hotel Oakland. The key is made of brass, it looks like a skelaton key. It is attached to a hard leather oval shaped keychain. On one side of the key chain is "Hotel...

1918

Leather saddlebag to accompany McClellan saddle. Saddlebag attaches to McClellan saddle on saddlebag stud to cantle. Each 'bag' has three straps and three buckles on opening flap. Interior of...

Leather saddlebag to accompany McClellan saddle. Saddlebag attaches to McClellan saddle stud at cantle. Each 'bag' has three straps and three buckles on the opening flap. Interior of both L...

1905

Leather horse bridle, possibly to accompany a McClellan saddle. Inspector's mark imprinted in leather on top center of crown piece. Reads "Rock Island Arsenal, 1905 J.N.S." Brass rosettes on...

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