Lot 1476: 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, arabesque block with hinged suspension loop; six interchangeable discs with incised quadrants and arcs; incised zodiac and numeric grid to the reverse; mounted on a custom-made stand. 622 grams, 21cm including stand (8 1/4"). Property of an Canadian lady; acquired 1970s-1990s.
Condition Report: Fine condition.