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Telescope, Leonardo Semitecolo - parchment paper, glass, bone. - mid 18th century

Lot reference 30518587

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Location: Italy
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Object: Leonardo Semitecolo, Telescope (More lots)
Material: parchment paper, glass, bone.
Manufacturer/ Brand: Leonardo Semitecolo
Model/ Name: Canocchiale terrestre
Estimated Period: mid 18th century
Country of Origin: Italy
Condition: Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions: 6×6×32 cm
Weight: 250 g

An important optician and inventor of Venice, his workshop was located in St. Mark's Square.
Telescope made of parchment and covered in marbled paper decorated with flowers, fret patterns and bronze. Eyepiece made of horn and three focus lengths.
Signature imprinted on exterior decoration, turtle rings (two of them are missing) - Second half of the 18th century.

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