An early and unusual turned boxwood simple surveyor cross, early 18th century

An early and unusual turned boxwood simple surveyor cross, early 18th century

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Dimensions

5,8 cm diameter

Circa

1700

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Surveying Instruments & Mining

Description

A quite unusual and simple surveyor cross made in a nice turned boxwood. The cross has a simple stem to be fixed in a wooden stand.

The turning is quite unusual. The wood took a little play but the view is still good in the two sights.

There is two cracks under the sights but the condition is generally very good.

A nice, primitive and rustic of an unusual example of surveyor cross.

Diameter : 5,8 cm and 13,5 cm lenght.

 

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, 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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