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French Coin Balance

Auction:
2170
Lot:
409
Sold for:
$441$375

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Auction:
Sale #2170 - 2170
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

French Coin Balance, dated 1694, possibly by Jean Reyne, Bordeaux, with brass balance and circular pans marked IR under a crown, the carved-out case with eleven (of twelve) square inset weights with manuscript identifications and fractional weights in compartment, the lid with faint inscription, wd. 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700

Keywords

Jean Reyne, Bordeaux, Weighing scale