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Copernican armillary sphere

This beautifully made sphere in silver and ebony is a smaller version of the Copernican armillary by the same maker on the right of the shelf above. It shows the planetary arrangement with the sun in the centre and the earth moving around with the moon.

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Inventory No. 22252, "Copernican Armillary Sphere, by John Rowley, London, c. 1700" [1925-43], Rowley, John