Astrolabe Catalogue


Date 1719/20 (A.H. 1132)
Maker ‘Abd al-A’imma
Place Iṣfahān
Material Brass
Acquisition Presented by J. A. Billmeir in 1957
Accession 1957-84/167


Billmeir bought it from Nicolas Landau, a collector and dealer of Paris, during the period 1955-57. It was originally made for 'Alīqulī, a prince of the royal Safavid family.
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