Ivory and gilt spyglass, with decorative filigree on outer sleeve ring

Made:
1800-1860 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

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Ivory and gilt spyglass, damaged, with decorative filigree on outer sleeve ring, unsigned, Europe, 1800-1860 (see note)

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1983-354
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass and ivory
Measurements:
overall (standing upright): 72 mm 62 mm, .195kg
type:
terrestrial telescope
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • monocular
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
credit:
Wellcome Trust