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Old Modern Handicrafts ND042 Armillary Sphere on Wood Base
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Old Modern Handicrafts ND042 Armillary Sphere on Wood Base

Old Modern Handicrafts ND042 Armillary Sphere on Wood Base

 
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Armillary Sphere on Wood Base

This is a replica of a European Demonstrational Armillary Sphere. It was used to measure the relationships of the objects in the sky. Each piece is made of finely crafted brass. It consists of a set of graduated rings representing circles on the celestial sphere. The brass sphere at the center of the armillary represents the Earth. The rims are marked "A PARIS Chez G. Gobille a P Ache Royalle."

  • Features a rich antique finish that does not tarnish or show fingerprints
  • The heavy solid brass base is mounted on turned solid hardwood, and the bottom is covered with felt
  • A great addition to any nautical collection

Armillary spheres have become an icon of science with their elegant rings and beautiful silhouettes. Eratosthenes may have invented armillary spheres around 255 BC. These instruments are made up of a set of graduated rings representing circles on the celestial sphere, such as the meridian, equator, ecliptic horizon, tropics, and colures.

With the aid of an armillary sphere, one can track the path of the sun for any given day of the year or determine a stars coordinates. The Earth is represented by the brass sphere located at the center of the armillary sphere.

Materials:Brass/Wood/Felt
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Globe DesignCelestial
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Globe Mounting
The Globe Mountain options allows you to select the way your globe is mounted. We offer many different mounting options, including Decorative Bases and inclinations.

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Globe MountingDecorative Base, Pedestal Base
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Statues & Figurines Subject
The Globe Mountain options allows you to select the way your globe is mounted. We offer many different mounting options, including Decorative Bases and inclinations.

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Statues & Figurines SubjectSailing
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Statues & Figurines Theme
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Statues & Figurines ThemeCountry
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Statues & Figurines Type
The Globe Mountain options allows you to select the way your globe is mounted. We offer many different mounting options, including Decorative Bases and inclinations.

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Statues & Figurines TypeTable Top
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Type of Globe
Narrow down your results by the type of globe you want. We offer two types of globes - desk globes which are designed to fit nicely on your desk, and floor globes which can stand alone on the floor.

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Type of GlobeDesk Globe

Dimensions & Weights 

Height:11½ inches
Length:7 inches
Width:7 inches

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By Sharon from Doylestown PA on Aug 30, 2013
Item came just as pictured, nice quality piece. Great addition to my herb garden. Also great price for the quality. Have seen the exact same item for more $$$$ on other sites.
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Sku 1218648G
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Group # 1218648
Category Statues & Figurines - 797
Style - 0
Sales Rank 106

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