Box of sixty boxwood calculating rods, four missing

Made:
1690-1710

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Box of sixty boxwood calculating rods, four missing, inked on four faces for calculations to base 60, late 17th or early 18th century from association with Towneley circle

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Category:
Mathematics
Object Number:
1987-411
Materials:
box (wood), oak (wood)
type:
calculating rod
credit:
Sotheby's (New Bond St)

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