10-27-2002 10-27-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2173
October 27, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
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Ottoman Lacquered-Wood Quadrant

$382$325
Auction: Sale #2173 - 2173 Location: Bolton Date / Time: October 27, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Ottoman Lacquered-Wood Quadrant, dated A.H. 1320-A.D. 1902/03, finished in yellow-brown with ink divisions and inscriptions, the front with markings for 41o latitude (Istanbul/Constantinople), the reverse with various curves for problem solving and for finding the time of afternoon prayer, each side with cartouche of instructions, radius 14 7/8 in.
Estimate $300-500

Keywords

Istanbul