Aquatic Microscope

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Object Name: 
Aquatic Microscope
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
2019.8.27
Dimensions: 
(a) Aquatic Microscope (fully extended) H: 27.5 cm, Diam (max): 7.2 cm; (d) Custom Box H: 12.5 cm, W: 21.6 cm, D: 9.8 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1867-1884
Primary Description: 
Aquatic Microscope. Turned brass; ground and polished glass. (a) Brass armature and base for aquatic microscope. (b) Circular glass lens set within brass frame. (c) Brass and glass specimen aquarium. (d) Custom lidded wood case lined with red velvet.
Provenance: 
Camacho, Dr. Tomas, Source
2019-12-13
Artcurial SAS, Source
2019-12-13
Pallas, Estrella, Source
2019-12-13
Color: 
Inscription: 
R & J . BECK . LTD / X5
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Engraved (b) on top of brass frame surrounding lens
BECK
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Engraved (a) on arm
Sciences, curiosites & armes: dont la collection de microscopes Camacho-Pallas (2019-12) p. 34, lot 72;