Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture, Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188

 
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1222765 (stock #10432)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$2,650
Antique Refracting Brass and Mahogany 4-draw Telescope with a Brass Tripod Tablestand, and having slides to cover both lens and eyepiece. English, late 19th C.

Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia and James Kennedy Antiques., Ltd., Durham NC.

Length Open: 36"
Height with Stand: 15.5"

Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1837 VR item #1114186 (stock #10170)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
SOLD
Rare Brass Imperial Bushel Measure, the bottom engraved: “Corcoran Fecit, London” one side engraved: “Lynn, Regis, 1825” the other side engraved: “Imperial Bushel, Bastick & Son, London 1881”, and with various royal ciphers on the top rim.

Provenance : Ex-Collection Sen. John Warner, Alexandria, Virginia

Cities in England used to have official standard weights and measures...