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Gothic Astrolabe, Sicily?, 14th Century

Inventory Number: 50769
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: Sicily Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/16
Brief Description: Mater, rete for 21 stars, 2 plates,alidade with folding sights, rule, nut and bolt. Attribution to Sicily made on the basis of spelling in the calendar and zodiac scales.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. Formerly in the collection of Henri Michel.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass

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