Wonderful and decorative 19th century French Balance Scale, used to weigh ingredients for recipes such as dough so that each loaf or baguette would be relatively uniform in size. This scale has black and gold painted detailing, it is a 5 kilo scale made of heavy cast iron. This one is especially rare to find as it has both a round and a square metal platform, the square platform has a gold painted laurel wreath decoration.
Originally used in the south of France, with great patina. Display in your cuisine, with your other kitchen antiques, in any French Country setting, or to add a French antique to a contemporary home for personal style. A fantastic addition to your collection. Marked FORCE 5 KILO on the top.