Four draw gilt brass spyglass, decorated with mother-of-pearl and red leather case

Made:
1831-1900 in Paris
maker:
Nachet Family

Four draw gilt brass spyglass decorated with mother-of-pearl, in red leather case lined with black velvet, by Nachet Family, Paris, France, 1831-1900

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-338
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, gold plated (gilded), leather, mother-of-pearl, textile and wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
spyglass, closed: 40 mm 56 mm, .04kg
case: 46 mm 67 mm, .205kg
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Wellcome Trust