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Globe, Decorative, Armillary Sphere, Ptolemaic, Baroque Style, Italianate, Mid 20th Century

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.

Additional information

Maker Location

Globe Type

Armillary

Material

Brass, Ebonized, Iron, Wood