Gothic Astrolabe, 15th Century?
|Inventory Number:|| 47615|
|Object Type:|| astrolabe|
|Subject Classification(s):||Billmeir Collection By Collection Mathematics By Discipline Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location|
|Brief Description:||Mater, rete for 32 stars, 4 plates, alidade, pin and wedge. The circle on the rete for the tropic of Capricorn terminates with a dragon's head and tail.|
|Primary Inscriptions:||Unsigned and undated|
|Provenance:||Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.|
|Collection Group:||Billmeir Collection|