Large Armillary sphere globe with global compass - Brass on a beautiful rosewood base - 43 CM HIGH!

Description
Large Armillary sphere globe with global compass - Brass on a beautiful rosewood base - 43 CM HIGH!
France - Second half 20th century

18" (40 cm) Large Brass Armillary sphere globe on a beautiful rosewood base with sundial compass. It was used extensively as a teaching tool to explain the functioning of the solar asystem in Greek antiquity.
It make a rich, unique and classy gift for a beautiful home or a gentleman's study.
Armillary globe with a brass antique reflects the craftsmanship and skill of ancient Greeks who sought to understand time and the way of the planets.
This armillary comes equipped with a compass inserted within a sturdy rosewood base.

Lot details
Object
Large Armillary sphere globe with global compass
Material
Brass on a beautiful rosewood base - 43 CM HIGH!
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
As new - unused
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