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School's Tellurium

Auction:
2314
Lot:
748
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

School's Tellurium, with 3-inch diameter globe by G. Thomas, Paris, twelve colored gores and black moon-ball, rotating via a pulley (missing cord) on mahogany arm around a 4-inch painted wood sun, on baluster-turned column to circular base with colored calendar (some edge loss) showing seasons, months and houses of the Zodiac, lg. 23 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Paris, Astrology, Celestial coordinate system, Constellations, Globe, Zodiac