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Lot 266: A BRASS CELESTIAL GLOBE, PROBABLY INDIA, SIGNED AND DATED 1232 AH/1816-17 AD |
19 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: of typical spherical form, the globe engraved with constellation figures, stars, the equator and the ecliptic, and the solstitial circles parallel to the equator, drill hole and two protrusions for setting
In fairly good condition, some small patches of oxidisation and rsulting discoloration, rubbing, original stand missing, as viewed.
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Dimensions: 14cm. diam.