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
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor structural damages.
  • Dimensions
    24.02 in. H
    61 cm H
  • Diameter
    36
  • Seller Location
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU202736633763
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2016

Typical response time: 8 hours

Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos

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