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A French Ptolemaic armillary sphere, probably Delamarche

18.5'' H x 12'' Dia.

  • Provenance: Property from the Estate of Maxwell Hunley
  • Condition: General marks, scratches, rubbing and wear. Losses and darkening to printed papers. Areas of terrestrial globe discolored and illegible. Missing half of Antarctic circle and all of Arctic circle. Several small chips to rings and stand. Metal arms broken and partially detached- pieces not retained. Further possible losses.

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March 6, 2012 3:00 PM PST
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