8 July 1999
A PAIR OF GILT-BRASS AND STEEL DIVIDERS
Stamped on the inner surface of one rim '*C*T*D*E*M*** and dated '*1617*'
The hinge formed with two rosettes, each arm cut in low relief with scrolls and flowers, the sides with similar decoration to the upper part, the lower with engraved geometric decoration, with finely moulded steel pointers
8 in. (22.6 cm.) long
Rothschild inv. no. AR3103.
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