Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720

Telescope in ivory with three draws covered by pink paper and gold.

Reference : Louwmann museum « A certain Instrument For Seeing Far – Four centuries of Styling the Telescope Illustrated by a Selection of Treasures » from the « Louwman Collection of Historic Telescopes » Waasenaar 2013 p 38 n° 17.

Dimension : length of 23,2 cm / 56 cm.

Germany c. 1700/1720.

Nota : ivory telescopes are very rare on the international market because produced in very few examples.

Reference : E 99

Price on request.

 

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Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.

Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.

Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.

Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.

Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.

Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.

Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.

Telescope in ivory made in Germany circa 1700/1720.