6 ¼ (16 cm) tall. Brass with inset steel points.
This elegant dividers has 8-sided knob, hand-shaped shoulders, precision points. One steel point can be detached from the body, being secured with a butterfly screw. This form can be seen in period portraits, for instance the 1666 engraving of Elias Allen.
The item "EARLY BRASS DIVIDERS, 17th CENTURY" is in sale since Friday, October 11, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science/Medicine\Scientific Instruments". The seller is "danfrie1" and is located in MILANO.
This item can be shipped worldwide.