Artificial glass horizon in circular fitted wooden case with lid, made by unknown German maker (possibly G.F. Brander, Augsburg?), 1785-1795. Consisting of a circular lacquered brass container with three levelling feet, which holds spirit, covered by a transparent glass plate. When in use, the vessel is filled with spirit leaving an air-gap under the glass to act as a bubble level, which is centred with levelling screws.
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- furnishing and equipment
- tools & equipment
- optical instrument
- ancillary optical instrument
- artificial horizon
- Christie's South Kensington Limited
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