Bronze Weight

© The National Museum of Korea

Typical scale weights used during the Yuan period were found. The bronze weights have inscriptions, “Qingyuan” on one side and “Year of Gengshen” on the other. Qingyuan refers to present-day Ningbo, and the zodiac year of gengshen (gyeongsin in Korean) may be 1320.

Provenance: Dodeok-do, Bangchuk-ri, Jido-myeon, Sinan-gun, Jeollanam-do

Materials: Copper Alloy

Dimensions: H. 9.3cm, D. 4.5cm

Accession Number: Sinan 9937

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