Balance or scale - Gothic - Bronze - Early 15th century

Description
Balance or scale - Gothic - Bronze - Early 15th century
Germany

A pivoted horizontal lever with arms of equal length or so-called beam of a balance or weighing scales, the needle is exposed in a stylized sexfoil - - a round ornament consisting of six lobes divided by cusps - gothic window.

Germany (Nürnberg). Gothic era. Early 15th century.

Dimensions: H (without stand) 21cm ; H (with stand) 29,5 cm ; W 36cm

In excellent condition with a fine patina.

Note: weighing instruments of this age and quality are exceedingly rare and museum-worthy !

Presented on a high quality custom-made metal display stand.








Lot details
Object
Balance or scale
Material
Bronze
Style
Gothic
Estimated Period
Early 15th century
Country of Origin
Germany
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
21×36×0 cm
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