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.
- Balance or scale
- Estimated Period
- Early 15th century
- Country of Origin
- Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
- 21×36×0 cm