Lot 1474: Islamic Engraved Astrolabe
December 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 19th-early 20th century AD. A bronze astrolabe with graduated bar and rotating openwork panel with notations, ornamented arabesque block with strap above; four interchangeable discs with incised quadrants and arcs; incised zodiac and numeric grid to the reverse; mounted on a custom-made stand. 2.1 kg, 29.5cm (11 1/2"). Property of an Canadian lady; acquired 1970s-1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.