Thu, 5th May 2022 10:00

The Collectors Sale

 
  Lot 32
 

A Library Glass, Two Magnifying Glasses, Two Simple Microscopes

library glass, c.1900, frame nickel silver, heavy construction with turned ivory handle, lens 16.2cm diameter, one pressure flake to edge 8mm x 8mm, overall length 34.6cm; magnifying glass 11cm diameter lens, brass frame, carved ivory handle, overall length 23.5cm; magnifying glass 10.1cm diameter lens in brass frame with ivory and hardwood handle, 19th century simple microscop lacking specimen holder, replacement ivory handle, a small ivory simple microscope with bead lens, probably 18th century (5)

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library glass, c.1900, frame nickel silver, heavy construction with turned ivory handle, lens 16.2cm diameter, one pressure flake to edge 8mm x 8mm, overall length 34.6cm; magnifying glass 11cm diameter lens, brass frame, carved ivory handle, overall length 23.5cm; magnifying glass 10.1cm diameter lens in brass frame with ivory and hardwood handle, 19th century simple microscop lacking specimen holder, replacement ivory handle, a small ivory simple microscope with bead lens, probably 18th century (5)

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