Large 17th C. English dividers engraved with the Tudor Rose

Large 17th C. English dividers engraved with the Tudor Rose

$500

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Navigational instruments, Calculating, Drawing Instruments, Tools

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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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