This item is as lovely BRASS QUADRANT SCALE with MOTHER-of-PEARL BASE. The scale is fashioned out of brass with a white metal dial marked in Gr. (grams) measuring up to 50 grams. The scale most likely is of French origin. It is in excellent condition. It is a souvenir piece and is marked Pranic - a city in Switzerland.. The MOP elements are in excellent condition, are complete and with good color. The scale measures 5 1/2"H.