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An early 19th century Georgian case of draughtsman's instruments.
The case is made of wood that is covered in shagreen (shark skin) and is designed to hold drawing instruments in nine compartments.
The instruments include, a compass, a divider, ink and crayon insets, a ruling pen, a rectangular ivory protractor, an ivory sector and an ebony parallel rule.
The case and instruments are in good condition though there are signs of wear from use. (Circa 1820)
Height 17cm (6.7 inches)
Width 7cm (2.8 inches)
Depth 3.3cm (1.3 inches)
Graham Smith Antiques
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear