London Fine Ltd
Antique Set of Weights, French, Bronze, Scientific, Apothecary, Assay c.1900
REF: 18.6608 / LA226665
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This is an antique set of weights. A French, bronze scientific set of apothecary assay weights in beech carry case. Charming set of weights ideal for a study desk. Displaying a desirable aged patina. Cast bronze weights show appealing weathering. Dark French Beech caddy with fine grain interest. Fifteen weights with chamfered handles. Set comprises of a pleasingly heavy 5kg, a pair of 2kgs and smaller weights. Near complete set, with a solitary absence of the second 2g weight. Caddy dressed with brass corners and showing rich golden tones. Lid retained by way of rotating clasps. A pair of recessed handles with demi-lune pulls aid carriage. Interior with baize lined recesses for each individual balance weight. This is a fascinating antique set of weights, sure to look great at the desk of those with scientific interests. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home or office.
London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Set of Weights, French, Bronze, Scientific, Apothecary, Assay c.1900 (LA226665) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1900
Presented in very good antique condition. Near complete set, with a solitary absence of the second 2g weight.
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