Lot No. 476


A c. 1840 Armillary Sphere or Planetarium


probably by Charles Dien, Paris, brass, iron and wood, the Sun symbolized by a brass sphere, the Earth with its moon driven through brass gears, nine planets and asteroids signed “VENUS, MERCURE, MARS, VESTA, JUNON, CERES, PALLAS, SATURNE, JUPITER”, engraved metal horizon ring and brass meridian rings, mounted on ebonized wooden stand. Height c. 38 cm. (WU).

Specialist: Simon Weber-Unger Simon Weber-Unger
+43-1-515 60-269

simon.weber@dorotheum.at

04.04.2018 - 18:00

Realized price: **
EUR 4,750.-
Starting bid:
EUR 2,400.-

A c. 1840 Armillary Sphere or Planetarium


probably by Charles Dien, Paris, brass, iron and wood, the Sun symbolized by a brass sphere, the Earth with its moon driven through brass gears, nine planets and asteroids signed “VENUS, MERCURE, MARS, VESTA, JUNON, CERES, PALLAS, SATURNE, JUPITER”, engraved metal horizon ring and brass meridian rings, mounted on ebonized wooden stand. Height c. 38 cm. (WU).

Specialist: Simon Weber-Unger Simon Weber-Unger
+43-1-515 60-269

simon.weber@dorotheum.at


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Auction: Antique Scientific Instruments, Globes and Cameras
Date: 04.04.2018 - 18:00
Location: Vienna | Palais Dorotheum
Exhibition: 28.03. - 04.04.2018


** Purchase price incl. charges and taxes

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