Antique Decorative Arts by Gideon Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Walking Sticks : Pre 1837 VR item #1231160 (stock #gams-10135)
Gideon Antiques
Big Boy Toy: Hinged wood bow having three hand-colored paper scales, circa 1800, the lid with alphabetical table of European cities and their latitudes, the vertical face with printed scale, the horizontal face with a central inset compass and hour scale in Roman and Arabic numerals. Glass cover over the dial, unsigned. Measures 3 3/8 in. x 2 in. Condition: Paper toned and with loss, missing string gnomon, one latch missing, flakes to glass cover. 3 3/8 inches x 2 inches