An Elegant Pierre Sevin cased graphometer with two dolphins, circa 1670

An Elegant Pierre Sevin cased graphometer with two dolphins, circa 1670

5500 euros

Circa

1670

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Physics & Chemistry, Surveying Instruments & Mining

Description

A rare example of a double dolphin graphometer by “Pierre Sévin à Paris” preserved in its original wooden/leather case.

The graphometer is of very fine quality, engraved with a large semi-circular double scale of 0 to 180 degrees and 180 to 0 degrees. I

n its center, a large compass with its original needle. 

The instrument is preserved complete with its original ball-joint.

Instrument : 26,5x15cm ; case : 31,5×18 cm.

 

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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