French Armillary Sphere 12-inch

French Armillary Sphere 12-inch

$2750.

French Armillary outer band engraved paper ring with months, days, signs and the zodiac. Mounted on moveable brass arms with central brass bar, small brass sphere representing Earth, and all mounted to a turned and ebonized wooden base.

Dimensions

21 inches

Circa

late 19th century

Country of manufacture

France

Category: Globes & Orreries

Description

Colorful and attractive French Armillary outer band engraved paper ring with months, days, signs and the zodiac, four upright supports, each printed on both sides with the tropics, poles, ecliptic and equator in French. Mounted on moveable brass arms with central brass bar, small brass sphere representing Earth, paper-gore sphere representing the sun, ten disc printed representing solar planets all mounted to a turned and ebonized wooden base.

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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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