Simple Botanical Microscope with Stage Forceps

Object Name: 
Simple Botanical Microscope with Stage Forceps

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Object Name: 
Simple Botanical Microscope with Stage Forceps
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2019.8.21
Dimensions: 
(a) Simple Botanical Microscope H: 8.9 cm, Diam (max): 3.9 cm; (cd) Case H: 9.3 cm, Diam (max): 4.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1776
Primary Description: 
Simple Botanical Microscope with Stage Forceps. Rolled brass, blown glass. (a) Three-tiered cylindrical brass botanical microscope with glass lenses in top two tiers and swivel substage mirror between middle and bottom tier. Small circular cut out in center tier to hold accessory. (b) Brass stage forceps. (cd) Cylindrical lidded custom case.
Provenance: 
Camacho, Dr. Tomas, Source
2019-12-13
Artcurial SAS, Source
2019-12-13
Pallas, Estrella, Source
2019-12-13
Inscription: 
RSM
inscription
Hand-written (-d) inside top of lid in pen
Sciences, curiosites & armes: dont la collection de microscopes Camacho-Pallas (2019-12) p. 12, lot 14;