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Late Gothic Astrolabe, French?, c. 1400?

Inventory Number: 54330
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/17
Brief Description: Mater, rete for 17 stars, 4 plate; alidade with fixed sights, pin and wedge. The lettering is in Lombardic script.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection. Formerly in the collection of Henri Michel.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
115 mm

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