Brass, Ebonized, Iron, Wood
Baroque Style Ptolemaic Armillary Sphere
Continental: Mid 20th Century
Iron, brass, wood
21 inches high
Available for prop rental or purchase; please inquire.
A decorative Ptolemaic armillary sphere in the Baroque manner, having a zodiac band with engraved classical figures enclosing various celestial bands, and with a central sphere representing the sun. It has an Italianate cast brass stand with central standard and three shaped acanthus leaf feet, on an octagonal wooden base.
Condition: Generally very good overall with the usual light wear and handling.