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Globe, Astronomy, Armillary Sphere, Ptolemaic, Baroque Style, Antique, Italian, c. 1900


Baroque Ptolemaic Armillary Sphere
Italian: c. 1900
Brass, metal and ebonized wood
21 inches high, 15.5 inches diameter.

Ptolemaic armillary sphere, in the Baroque manner, with a central brass sphere representing the earth, a brass band with raised applied zodiac figures, and a revolving brass sun with a human face. It is on a turned ebonized wood stand with a central standard and round base.

Condition;  Generally very good overall with the usual light wear and handling.

Additional information

Maker Location

Globe Type



Brass, Ebonized, Wood