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Object of the Week – Persian Qajar Period Engraved Brass Astrolabe

PERSIAN QAJAR PERIOD ENGRAVED BRASS ASTROLABE
19th century
H: 16cm   D: 9cm

£9,500

This charming antique astrolabe which include the mater, the rete, four plates, and three brass pieces. The mater is designed with lobed palmettes that are embellished with Arabic inscriptions, while the plates engraved with stereo-graphic projections and further Arabic inscriptions.

Mayfair Gallery Ltd.
39 South Audley Street
London
W1K 2PP

+44 (0)20 7491 3435
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www.mayfairgallery.com

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