A Dean White Ptolemaic brass armillary sphere,  English, modern,
Lot 455
A Dean White Ptolemaic brass armillary sphere, English, modern,
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,400 - 5,000
Auction Details
A Dean White Ptolemaic brass armillary sphere,  English, modern,
Lot Details
A Dean White Ptolemaic brass armillary sphere, English, modern,
signed Dean R White fecit Bampton Devonia, 2008, No.8,
the primary sphere of 17.5cm diameter comprising eight brass rings, two meridians and five parallel rings representing the polar circles, the tropics and the equator, and a zodiacal band, centred by a sphere representing the Earth, the primary sphere mounted in a graduated brass meridian ring and within a horizon ring graduated with four quadrants, calendar and zodiac scales, raised on turned brass baluster column above circular platform, four scroll legs and compass mounted on star-shaped base with stamped with cardinal points,
16in (41cm) high
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