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Lodestone, English, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 35185
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 1940-6/part
Brief Description: Rectangular shaped magnetite with soft iron pole pieces, silver mounting with suspension ring. The keeper is missing.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned.
Provenance: From the Gunther Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Magnetite
iron and silver.
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
43 17 35 mm


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