8 July 1999
AN EARLY 17TH-CENTURY GILT-BRASS SECTOR
Signed 'Henr. Stolle Vhrm. prag Fec'
Finely engraved on one side with scales for 'lincor; linmet', for 'Aur Arg Vi Plu Arg Cup Fer Sta; Lin Sup; Lin Lin', the other side of each arm with scales for 'lin. s corp. reg. lin. cir. lin. qua. trix. lin. qua. tum', the hinge pin decorated with a Star of David to both sides, the finely moulded iron pointers supported with scroll and bar supported
12.3/8 in. (31.4 cm.) long
Rothschild inv. no. AR1478.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Masters of the Renaissance in Berlin, a Post-Impressionist in Britain and Degas at the Opéra — our updated guide to the best shows in Europe this year
In the first decades of the 20th century, the bars in a small district of Paris hosted some of the greatest artists, writers and intellects of the age. Jack Castle takes a tour