36 East 73rd Street New York City, NY 10021 , United States Call Seller 212.517.9176


A Copernican Armillary Sphere

$ 44,000
  • Description
    The horizontal zodiacal ring is covered with polychromed printed paper representing the planets. The globe represents the sun. The globe functions with a manual turning system. The colure rings, the equinox and solstice are of wood covered also with printed paper, supported by a central stem above a turned wood black lacquered base.
  • More Information
    Origin: France
    Period: 18th Century
    Materials: Wood, metal
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: Late 18th century
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Incollect Reference #: 310882
  • Dimensions
    H. 15.5 in;
    H. 39.37 cm;
Message from Seller:

The gallery deals in European works of art, antiques and paintings from antiquity to the end of the eighteenth century. Under Mrs. Fioratti's direction, the gallery has continued to supply works of art to museums across America and Europe. She has designed interiors in the U.S., Europe, and the Middle East. Mrs. Fioratti has worked on architectural restorations, and restored a 10th century village near Siena.

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