A lapidary at work cutting and polishing stones

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A lapidary at work cutting and polishing stones. Watercolour by an Indian painter. A lapidary often has to work on a small scale, cutting and polishing the stones with great precision. This requires keen eyesight: here the bespectacled craftsman peers over the lathe. Created between 1800 and 1899?. Gem cutting. Eyeglasses. Work ID: nxssd2zc.

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