29th Apr, 2009 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Popham)

 
Lot 189
 

189

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY MAHOGANY AND BRASS 1½IN....

AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY MAHOGANY AND BRASS 1½IN. THREE-DRAW TELESCOPE BY MATTHEW BERGE

signed by the flared eye piece Berge, late Ramsden LONDON, contained within original leather travelling case -- 28½ / 9½in. (72.5 x 24cm.) open/closed

Matthew Berge was apprenticed to Jesse Ramsden and worked independently between 1802 and 1817 from premises at 199 Piccadilly.

Estimated at £200 - £400


 
AN EARLY 19TH-CENTURY MAHOGANY AND BRASS 1½IN. THREE-DRAW TELESCOPE BY MATTHEW BERGE

signed by the flared eye piece Berge, late Ramsden LONDON, contained within original leather travelling case -- 28½ / 9½in. (72.5 x 24cm.) open/closed

Matthew Berge was apprenticed to Jesse Ramsden and worked independently between 1802 and 1817 from premises at 199 Piccadilly.