A fine pair of 17th century dividers engraved with the Tudor Rose. Large brass and steel dividers, probably English, from the late 17th century. Constructed with a five-leaf friction joint, typical decoration of the period, and beautifully engraved with a Tudor Rose design, they are a rare and unusually long pair of English dividers.
19 cm/ 7 ½ inches
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