Astrolabe Catalogue


Date 1221/2 (A.H. 618)
Maker Muḥammad ibn Abī Bakr
Place Iṣfahān
Material Brass
Acquisition Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924
Accession 1924-0/2015


Evans bought it from Raoul Heilbronner, a dealer and collector of Paris, in 1913. An early owner's name, Ḥasan Shāh, is roughly engraved on one of the calendar wheels.
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