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    Sale 7568

    Seven Centuries: Italian Works of Art From Palazzo Odescalchi, Rome

    8 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 409

    GROUP OF FIVE ENGRAVED BRASS COMPASSES

    NORTH EUROPEAN, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    GROUP OF FIVE ENGRAVED BRASS COMPASSES
    NORTH EUROPEAN, 17TH CENTURY
    Comprising one square-shaped compass, and four octagonal compasses, each engraved extensively to the reverse with city names and corresponding longitudes and latitudes; very minor losses and wear to the surface
    2 to 3 in. (5.1 to 7.6 cm.) long (5)


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