Lot 175A: PHILADELPHIA BRASS SURVEYOR'S COMPASS
November 6, 2016
Bedford Village, NY, USALive Auction
Description: late 18th Century, by Benjamin Rittenhouse, with a silvered dial engraved and enameled with a four-point star containing foliate sprays on another four-pointed star, one leveling tube, signed on the bracket 'BENJn RITTENHOUSe', h. 13-7/8 dia. 6-3/8 depth: 7-1/2 in.
Condition Report: [with enamel loss and deterioration]