Brass, Ebonized, Wood
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.