A Renaissance Ruler giving 24 Nuremberg Zoll or 2 Nuremberg feet
divided in 3, 6 and 12 Zoll
figurally engraved bone inlaid wood. The fine engravings showing falcons, hares, foxes, hunting dogs, and foliate decorations.
Total length including the black endpieces c. 62 cm, excluding the black tips c. 60,8 cm (60,794 = 2 Nuremberg feet)
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The Wissenschaftliches Kabinett is based in the inner city of Vienna, Austria and was established in 1988 by Dr. Max Weber. Later it was taken over by Simon Weber-Unger who specializes in antique scientific and natural history antiques. The Wissenschaftliches Kabinett Simon Weber-Unger exhibits at the Hofburg Antique Fair in Vienna, the Residenz Antique Fair in Salzburg, the antique scientific instrument fair in London and at antique fairs in Zurich and Munich. Simon Weber-Unger is the head of the antique scientific instrument department and antique camera department at the auction house Dorotheum in Vienna and has published articles about scientific instruments in several magazines.