Kaleidoscope, Attributed to Designer Charles Bush
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2802T
- Date / Time :
- April 21, 2015 12:00PM
Kaleidoscope, Attributed to Designer Charles Bush, C.G. Bush & Co., manufacturer, Providence, Rhode Island, c. 1870s, pebbled paper-covered cardboard cylinder with brass ship's wheel-form movable fitting, supported on a turned walnut base, the circular chamber box containing multicolored glass segments and liquid-filled ampules (patented in 1873), producing geometric patterns in the viewing lens, ht. 12 in.
Provenance: Collection of Vera Rubin.
viewing lens cap missing
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