Engraved folding ruler, French Pied de Roy

Made:
1680-1699 in Paris
maker:
Michael Butterfield

Engraved folding brass foot measure showing 12 inches of the French Pied de Roy, and inscribed Butterfield, Paris, late 17th century

Details

Category:
Weighing & Measuring
Object Number:
1940-66
type:
folding rule
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • ruler - measuring device
credit:
Sotheby and Compan

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