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Parkes and Hadley Patent Brass Orrey

Parkes and Hadley patent brass table orrery. This decorative mechanical apparatus exhibits the relative motions and positions of the members of the solar system. Named after the fourth Earl of Orrery, Charles Boyle, 1676-1731, an English statesman for whom an early copy of the machine was made. This patented example with a George Philip and Son three inch globe and moon orbit armature. The brass calendar ring marked with the seasons, months, and compass points. Inscribed 'PARKES AND HADLEY' with a central sun reflector, all raised on a brass pedestal base.

English, 1880





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Parkes and Hadley patent brass table orrery. This decorative mechanical apparatus exhibits the relative motions and positions of the members of the solar system. Named after the fourth Earl of Orrery, Charles Boyle, 1676-1731, an English statesman for whom an early copy of the machine was made. This patented example with a George Philip and Son three inch globe and moon orbit armature. The brass calendar ring marked with the seasons, months, and compass points. Inscribed 'PARKES AND HADLEY' with a central sun reflector, all raised on a brass pedestal base.

English, 1880





See similar examples of orreys, clocks, barometers, case clocks, grandmother and grandfather clocks on our website Florianpapp.com



Florian Papp, fine antiques in our New York gallery since 1900.

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Parkes and Hadley Patent Brass Orrey

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COUNTRY: England
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Circa 1880
CONDITION: Good antique condition.
HEIGHT: 7 in. (18 cm)
WIDTH: 12 in. (30 cm)
DEPTH: 10 in. (25 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: New York, NY
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: U10102582751295

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