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Astrolabe, by Egnatio Danti, Florence, c. 1580

Inventory Number: 52209
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Egnatio Danti
Date Created: c. 1580
Place Created: Florence Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Mater, no plates, rete for 31 stars, alidade, rule with sliding cursor, and wedge. The back is engraved with a universal projection.
Primary Inscriptions: Coat-of-arms and "·F· EGNATIVS DANTES·" engraved on the mater.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. Bought by Lewis Evans at the sale of the collection of M. Roussel, Paris, 1911.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass

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