Wed, 20th Apr 2011 12:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art (Princess)

 
  Lot 227
 

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A DECORATIVE BRASS ISLAMIC ASTROLABE, PROBABLY...

Sold for £744
Estimated at £200 - £400

(Please note the sold price includes buyer's premium at 24%)


 
A DECORATIVE BRASS ISLAMIC ASTROLABE, PROBABLY EARLY 20TH-CENTURY
engraved overall with Islamic-type decoration and approximate calibre, pierced rete, four double-sided plates secured with a mater and pin -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) diameter