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Astrolabe, by `Adbi, Turkish, 1713/14

Inventory Number: 39955
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: Turkey Asia
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/171A
Brief Description: Mater; rete; 4 plates; alidade. The horse and pin are missing. In the rete there are two brass knobs for turning.
Primary Inscriptions: "Designed by `Abdi", engraved in a cartouche on the back of the kursi, "Year 1125", engraved in the upper right-hand quadrant of the back.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. Formerly in possession of Bay Fahri Imrek, Balikesir, Turkey.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
131 mm

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