An antique 19th century French desktop letter pendulum scale. Brass finished with a gorgeous gilt ormolu floral motif at the base. Mounted on a thick green marble base with four square marble feet. Marked "Depose" on the balance arm and "EW" on the front of the scale. Calibrated in grams (0-350) with arrow pointer. In overall good condition with wear and patina to the metal commensurate with age. Some chips to the corners on the marble base. Stands 8 1/8" tall, base measures 4" square.