Crystal model set illustrating Rome de l'Isle's Crystallographie

Made:
1783-1850 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Alabaster crystal model set contained within four boxes with drawers, the boxes designed to look like books, unsigned, Europe 1783-1850. The 'volumes' spines are removable and each contain six drawers of model crystals, and the models are each numbered by hand.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1982-1073
Materials:
alabaster, cardboard, fabric, ivory, paper
Measurements:
each box: 200 mm x 90 mm x 160 mm, 0.456kg
type:
model - representation
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
Quaritch, B.

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