Inlaid mahogany zogroscope, English, circa 1800

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2015-07-08 08:35:29

Mahogany zogroscope of typical form with marquetry inlaid decoration. Retaining the original magnifying glass and mirror plate, English, circa 1800
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NormBanks

2015-07-08 08:35:29

What was this used for>

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NormBanks

2015-07-08 08:35:29

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ThurlowAntiques

2015-07-08 08:35:29

They were used as a viewing device to give an illusion of depth to hand colored engravings called vue d’optique prints.




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