Artists' aid (Claude glass)

Made:
1801-1820 in Europe

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Artists' aid (Claude glass), glass pocket viewer with four coloured glasses (brown, blue, green and yellow), unsigned, Europe, 1801-1820

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1928-890/2
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), copper (alloy), glass, metal (unknown) and tortoiseshell
Measurements:
overall (lying flat open): Height = 55 mm x Width = 103 mm x Depth = 18 mm, 0.02 kg
type:
optical drawing aid - claude glass
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical drawing aid