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Armillary Sphere, by Carlo Plato, Rome, 1588

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Inventory number: 45453
Object type:armillary sphere
Creator name: Carlo Plato
Creation date: Dated 1588
Creation place:Rome, Italy, Europe
(41.89052, 12.49425)

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Accession number:1952-95
Brief description:

Tripod base, sleeve, threaded rod with four quadrants supporting horizon ring; meridian ring with hour circle; sphere of equator, tropics, (ant)arctic circles and zodiac band; with pointers for fixed stars; sun and moon on rotating arms (moon on a latitude epicycle).

Primary inscriptions:"Romæ Anno Domini 1588 Ca: l'plat. f:" on underside of horizon ring.
Provenance:From the Sestieri Collection, Rome.
Material: Brass
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