Galilean bone telescope in two sections with remov

Made:
1600-1850 in Europe
maker:
Unknown

Galilean bone telescope in two sections with removable lense-cap at one ens, unsigned, Europe, 1600-1850. The thread of the screw connecting the two halves is not holding them together.

Details

Category:
Optics
Object Number:
1938-148
Materials:
bone, glass
type:
telescope - terrestrial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - refracting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Sotheby and Compan
status:
Permanent collection

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