A very fine pair of gilt brass dividers,  probably German,  circa 1600,
Lot 106
A very fine pair of gilt brass dividers, probably German, circa 1600,
£6,000 - 9,000
US$ 10,000 - 15,000
withdrawn
Lot Details
A very fine pair of gilt brass dividers, probably German, circa 1600,
the heavily gilded dividers finely engraved with foliate decoration with finely detailed steel arms and tips, 4 1/4in (11cm) radius

Footnotes

  • For similar style of decoration, see Maya Hambley, Drawing Instruments 1580-1980, page 70. A pair of compasses (52) circa 1580. Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon, Zwinger, Dresden.

Saleroom notices

  • This lot is withdrawn.
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