Holland Circle – Circumferentor c.1680

Holland Circle – Circumferentor c.1680

Euro 4000

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c.1680

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Description

Brass Holland Circle by G. Meuris (Meureus) in Bruxelles.

c. 1680

Diameter: 160 mm

Only other 7 instruments of this maker are known. Findlay coll. 26.2. 1962; Berlin Museum; Sotheby 9.11.1999; Oxford Museum.

According to Bailly and Oxford Museum Coll. he was from Rome and then emigrated to Bruxelles.

 

Reference: Rasquin V. Dictionn. Belges, 1996

 

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