Polemoscope or 'Jealousy Glass'

Made:
1701-1720
maker:
Edward Scarlett

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Polemoscope or 'Jealousy Glass', ivory and silver ferrule mounted; early 18th century, probably by Edward Scarlett (unsigned), London

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1922-240 Pt1
Materials:
glass, ivory and silver (alloy)
type:
polemoscope
credit:
Court, Thomas Henry