Aeolipile, French 18th century; height 8 inches; b

Made:
1700-1799 in France

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Aeolipile, French 18th century; height 8 inches; bronze lamp on marble stand; ormolu serpent supporting copper water holder

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1880-51
Materials:
copper, copper alloy and marble
type:
aeolipile