Ptolemaic armillary sphere from a set of two armillary spheres and a celestial globe

PART OF:
celestial globe; armillary sphere
Made:
1807-1846 in Paris
Ptolemaic armillary sphere from a set of two armillary spheres

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Ptolemaic armillary sphere from a set of two armillary spheres
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Ptolemaic armillary sphere from a set of two armillary spheres and a celestial globe constructed in paper on pasteboard with metal fitments supported on a decorative mahogany baluster base, early 19th century.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1982-967/1
Materials:
globe, paper, stand, wood and metal
type:
armillary sphere