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Armillary spheres

Although they appear in many illustrations, there are very few early armillary spheres. Dating from about 1500, [1] is one of the oldest to survive. [2] is a relatively simple device from a period when the popularity of the armillary sphere in Europe had declined.

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Inventory No. 12765, "Armillary Sphere, Italian, c. 1500" [1955-64]