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    Sale 7464

    Un hôtel particulier du Faubourg Saint-Germain The Collection of The Marquis and Marquise de Ravenel

    21 - 22 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    A FRENCH BRASS AND STEEL ARMILLARY SPHERE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A FRENCH BRASS AND STEEL ARMILLARY SPHERE
    19TH CENTURY
    With brass sun ball surrounded by eleven planetary bone spheres and brass solstitial and equinoctial colure rings, held in a stamped horizon ring graduated in degrees, days of the month and of the houses of the Zodiac, on an ebonised circular plinth and base
    20 in. (51 cm.) high


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