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Astrolabe and Equatorium, Southern France or Northern Italy, Late 15th Century

Inventory Number: 49847
Object Type: astrolabe
Place Created: Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Astronomy By Discipline Astrolabes Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/176
Brief Description: Mater, 2 retes, 2 plates, alidade, nut and bolt. The equatorium side has a futher plate for the auges of the planets, a rule, and a disc with three arms and three lobes which each carry a planetary disc and pointer.
Primary Inscriptions: "INICIV MORBI" on the astrolabe side.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. Formerly the property of the d'Hauteville family of Salon, Provence.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
193 mm

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