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A Brass quadrant or astrolabe; the instrument combines geometry and trigonometry to resolve problems of spherical astronomy. From Syria, AD 1333-34.

A Brass quadrant or astrolabe; the instrument combines geometry and trigonometry to resolve problems of spherical astronomy. From Syria, AD 1333-34.

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "globes de coronelli bibliothèque de france"

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "globes de coronelli bibliothèque de france"

ZODIAC GLOBE vintage Armillary Celestial Sphere Old World Desktop Italy

ZODIAC GLOBE vintage Armillary Celestial Sphere Old World Desktop Italy

ZODIAC GLOBE vintage Armillary Celestial Sphere Old World Desktop Italy in Antiques, Maps, Atlases & Globes, Globes, | eBay

Telescope, England, Great Britain, 1680 - 1700 (made), Ivory with brass and silver pique work. An understanding of astronomy and the natural sciences was a key part of a gentleman's education, but this telescope was in reality an expensive toy. Ivory was a rare and costly material. The decoration, with inset points of brass and silver, known as piqué work, was often used on fashionable snuffboxes and cutlery.

Telescope, England, Great Britain, 1680 - 1700 (made), Ivory with brass and silver pique work. An understanding of astronomy and the natural sciences was a key part of a gentleman's education, but this telescope was in reality an expensive toy. Ivory was a rare and costly material. The decoration, with inset points of brass and silver, known as piqué work, was often used on fashionable snuffboxes and cutlery.

'Alam al-Din Qaysar' (13th century) Celestial globe, 1225-1226 Naples, Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, inv. A.M. 112091  This splendid globe has silver inlay work indicating the positions of Ptolemy's 1,025 stars, graded in order of size.

'Alam al-Din Qaysar' (13th century) Celestial globe, 1225-1226 Naples, Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, inv. A.M. 112091 This splendid globe has silver inlay work indicating the positions of Ptolemy's 1,025 stars, graded in order of size.

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