Davis Quadrant

Object number
01.755
Creator
King, Benjamin
Date
1760 – 1780
Description
Davis quadrant (or backstaff) composed of 2 arcs of a circle having the same center. Supported by wooden stand. Ivory inlay reads: made by Benjamin King for Mr. John Langley, Jr. See also #01.756
Materials
ebony
ivory
wood
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
Davis quadrants
Related People & Organizations
King, Benjamin (associated)
Langley, John Jr. (associated)