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Pseudo Armillary Sphere, French, ?19th Century

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Inventory Number: 20307
Object Type: Object
Place Created: France Europe
Accession Number: 1964-297
Brief Description: Non-functional decorative object which may have been assembled from various pieces - the hour ring looks to have been taken from another instrument. The four cardinal directions on the horizon ring are labelled in French. Paired with 50614.
Provenance: Presented by Mrs A.M Billmeir
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Iron
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
310 310 mm

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