French Copernican Armillary Sphere Brass Charles Dien 1830


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" French Copernican Armillary Sphere Brass Charles Dien 1830"
French Copernican armillary sphere, made of brass and other metals and raised on an ebonized wood stand. It has various representations of the sun, the earth and moon, six planets ( before 1846 since Uranus is notincluded ), there is only 6 planes in the original Copernicus system. It was produced by Felix Delamarche in collaboration with Charles Dien , a french astronomer and cosmographer Charles Dien published detailed atlases, works on astronomy, and both celestial and terrestrial globes in Paris throughout the 18340's and 1850's.
H.15 inx D.9in , cleaned , good conditiuon , the moving mecanisn around the sun is in working condition , small printed gores on the earth .
Price : $6,200
Artist : Charles Dien
Period: 19th century
Style: Neoclassical
Condition : Good antique

Material : Wood , brass , bone
Diameter : 9
Height : 15

Reference : 733
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