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Astrolabe, by Diya al-din ibn Qaim Muhammad, Indo-Persian, 1653/4

Inventory Number: 38862
Object Type: astrolabe
Persons: Diya al-din ibn Qaim Muhammad
Date Created: Dated 1064 A.H. (A.D. 1653/4)
Place Created: India Asia
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/163
Brief Description: Mater; rete; 5 plates; alidade; horse; pin; red `ilaqa.
Primary Inscriptions: "The work of the least of the servants Diya al-din ibn Qaim Muhammad the astrolabist, year 1064", engraved on the back.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass

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