Chinese and Japanese Asian Art by David Hawkes
All Items : Archives : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1837 VR item #176806 (stock #2883)
Hawkes, Asian Art
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A VERY FINE ENGLISH PANTOGRAPH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY.

Apparatus for enlarging or reducing drawings. Beautifully handmade from brass with engraved scales and bone castors. The screws are also handmade. The apparatus appears to be complete in its original pine box. The lead fulcrum weight has three tiny steel points underneath and the remains of its silk covering.

Length of instrument when closed is 18.1/2”. The condition is very fine...