French Counter Scale in Walnut with Brass Plateaux, 1880s For Sale
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French Counter Scale in Walnut with Brass Plateaux, 1880s


A French counter scale in warm walnut and brass, circa 1880s. The scale is made of walnut wood, each side has a simple thin inlaid square of lighter toned wood. Either side has a glass front dial with a decorative brass ring. The two plateaux are brass. Very clean lines and beautiful patinas on both wood and brass. The piece hails from the Usine de la Mulatiere, near Lyon.


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  • Date of Manufacture
    Late 1800s
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  • Condition Details
    Minor age appropriate wear on wood and discoloration on brass.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 7 in. x W 19 in. x D 7.5 in.H 17.78 cm x W 48.26 cm x D 19.05 cm
  • Seller Location
    Austin, TX
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