Lot 129 (The Winter Country House Sale, 5th December 2017)

A Culpeper-type wood

A Culpeper-type wood, brass and shagreen-mounted monocular microscope,
18th century, unsigned, the lignum vitae upper section with a green stained inner body tube, with gilt embossed vertical lines, and penwork horizontal graduations for the, objectives, the tube fixed with three shaped supports, on a stepped plinth, restored, with a drawer, with five objectives, lens and one bone slide,
39.5cm high,
in an oak pyramid shaped box, with repairs,
box 43cm high

Sold for £7,800