Early German wing dividers, 17th or 18th century

Early German wing dividers, 17th or 18th century


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Categories: Drawing Instruments, Tools


Very early iron wing dividers from Germany dating to the late 17th or early 18th century. The dividers feature a globe head, decorated legs and fine butterfly wing nut. One leg is flattened slightly and sharpened for cutting circles, most likely in leather. In excellent condition with good patina, fully functional. 7 ½ inches / 19cm length

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