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Astrolabe, Attributed to Ferdinand Arsenius, Flemish, Late 16th Century

Inventory Number: 45365
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Ferdinand Arsenius
Date Created: Late 16th century
Place Created: The Netherlands Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1952-1
Brief Description: Mater, rete for 48 stars, 3 plates, rule, alidade, nut, washer and bolt in the form of a Maltese cross.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Purchased from Mr H. E. Backer of London. Formerly in the possession of the Guinigi family of Lucca.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
281 mm

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