Bryant Armillary Sphere

Bryant Armillary Sphere

$6,500

Bryant Armillary Sphere, Hartford, Connecticut 19th Century Brass with iron base.

Dimensions

Height is 18 inches. Base is approx 7 inches in diameter. Globe is approximately 12 1/2 inches.

Circa

mid 19th century

Country of manufacture

North America

Category: Globes & Orreries

Description

19th Century Bryant (1812-1881) Armillary Hartford, Connecticut. Skeletal globe used for teaching astronomy  The celestial indicator is comprised of a series of calibrated brass armillary bands forming a spherical frame surrounding an orrery mechanism. Has paper label. Iron base. Height is 18 inches. Base is approx 7 inches in diameter. Globe is  approximately 12 1/2 inches.

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US Paul J DeCoste

Paul J Decoste

Based in West Newbury, Massachusetts, Paul J DeCoste has been in business since 1974, dealing in Scientific and Marine items. He has sourced important scientific instruments for major museums, including the Smithsonian, Harvard, and the Peabody Essex Museum. Paul also specialises in Americana and early metals, glass and pottery. Paul is a member of the Antique Dealers Association of America, all items are guaranteed genuine and as described.

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