Decorative scale - Onyx marble and golden brass - Early 20th century

Description
Decorative scale - Onyx marble and golden brass - Early 20th century
France

Decorative scale from the early 20th century made of onyx marble and gilded brass. It is complete with 2 brass trays and 2 onyx marble plates. The main structure, with arms and feet, were decorated with different designs. The object has signs of age and use.


Onyx marble is known for its aesthetic and mechanical features: hardness and durability make it one of the most valuable and appreciated stones.


Height: 16 cm;
Top arm length: 11.5 cm;
Length from one plate to the other: 15.5 cm.
Weight: 554 g.

Lot details
Object
Decorative scale
Material
Onyx marble and golden brass
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of ageing
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