• The Manolo March Collection Fr auction at Christies

    Sale 7817

    The Manolo March Collection From Son Galcerán, Mallorca

    28 - 29 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 158

    A FRENCH GEARED TELLURIUM WITH ARMILLARY SPHERE

    19TH CENTURY

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    A FRENCH GEARED TELLURIUM WITH ARMILLARY SPHERE
    19TH CENTURY
    Two engraved brass meridian rings latitude des Astres, degrés d'Elévation du Pôle, the ecliptic engraved and divided with the months and houses of the zodiac, a thinner meridan through equinoxes, a central sun-ball geared to tellurium with divided hour dial marked MIDI SOIT MINUIT MATIN with hour pointer; on siena marble and porphyry column base
    31 in. (79 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired through Pierre Delbée by Don Bartolomé March Servera for the Library in Miguel Angel, Madrid, circa 1965.