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Antique Optometrist's Skiascope, French, Ebony, Optical Instrument, Victorian (1 of 9)
London Fine Ltd
London Fine Ltd is located in Hele, United Kingdom

Antique Optometrist's Skiascope, French, Ebony, Optical Instrument, Victorian

REF: 18.8136 / LA385248
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Description
This is an antique optometrist's skiascope rack. A French, ebony and glass optical instrument, dating to the late Victorian period, circa 1900. Fascinating instrument following the mid 19th century H. Parent principle. Displays a desirable aged patina throughout. Tactile ebony body presents dark hues with shaped edges. Twenty four glass diopters, each in very good order. Each rack with a plus or minus magnification from 0.50 to 10. Maker's marks to either side of handle for Giroux of Paris This is a superb antique optometrists skiascope rack, offering fascination for collectors of ophthalmic interest. Delivered ready to display.

measurements

Height:
42 cm
Width:
6.5 cm
Depth:
0.5 cm

declaration

London Fine Ltd has clarified that the Antique Optometrist's Skiascope, French, Ebony, Optical Instrument, Victorian (LA385248) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c.1900

condition

Presented in very good antique condition.

additional info

Material:
Artisan:
-
Date of Manufacture:
c.1900

delivery

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location

This Antique Optometrist's Skiascope, French, Ebony, Optical Instrument, Victorian is located in Hele, United Kingdom

Dealer Information:

London Fine Ltd

Hele, United Kingdom