Fantastic Zodiac Armillary Sphere, Galaxy Globe, France

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A brass Armillary Sphere. An Attractive Armillary sphere. The sphere with aluminium horizon circle divided in four quadrants with zodiac and calendar scales, the brass vertical circle and ecliptic rules and punched with stars, in the centre a sunball, with rotating wooden earthball and moon on a simple three geared mechanism, ten other planets, including the minor planets of ceres, pallas and juno, represented by brass discs mounted on arms from the central axis, brass base.

 
Details
In the Style Of
Victorian
Place of Origin
France
Date of Manufacture
1880s
Period
Late 19th Century
Materials and Techniques
Brass
Condition
Good
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
Dimensions
24.02 in. H
61 cm H
Diameter
36
Dealer Location
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU202736633763
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Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos

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