Sphere armillaire ptolemaic by S. Fortin, C 1770


A French Armillary Sphere Ptolemaic by probably Sieur Fortin, C 1770 and was situated in that time at: Rue de la Harpe,Paris. A French Ptolemaic armillary sphere, of traditional form, pasteboard with applied engraved paper calibrations, on ebonized wood stand. It dates from the Louis XVI period in France. The names of the rings and geographical information on the globe are printed in French. 39 cm High.

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