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A FRENCH DOUBLÉ, GOLD PIQUÉ AND COMPOSITION TELESCOPE
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A FRENCH DOUBLÉ, GOLD PIQUÉ AND COMPOSITION TELESCOPE

BY L. PALMER (FL. 1810-1822), MARKED, PARIS, CIRCA 1810

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A FRENCH DOUBLÉ, GOLD PIQUÉ AND COMPOSITION TELESCOPE
by L. Palmer (fl. 1810-1822), marked, Paris, circa 1810
Circular spy-glass with six tapering silver-gilt plated tiers, the base surrounded by a brown flecked composition ring inlaid with gold piqué stars, and bordered by gilt-metal rings stamped with stars alternating with palmettes; within the fitted original mauve plush-lined red morocco case
1 13/16 in. (46 mm.) diam. (2)
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