W & S JONES NEW PORTABLE ORRERY London, 1794.
Lot 2
W & S JONES NEW PORTABLE ORRERY
London, 1794.
US$ 6,000 - 8,000
£4,500 - 6,000

Withdrawn
Lot Details
W & S JONES NEW PORTABLE ORRERY
London, 1794. The hand cranked and geared tellarium mechanism demonstrating the movement of the Earth, Moon and two planets around the Sun, the 1 1/2 inch diameter Earth, cartouche reading "Bardin / London," with hand colored and printed gores, mounted above a ring engraved with the Zodiac signs and a disc showing the phases of the Moon, on circular wooden table raised on three feet applied with hand colored and printed degree calendar and zodiac scales, 12 11/16 inches in diameter, 7 inches tall.

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