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#0251 Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
French mid-19th Century Planetarium, Armillary Sphere, Sphère Armillaire, Orrery

A mid-19th Century planetarium, unsigned but in the style of Charles Dien, diameter centre sunball is 3.0 cm. Has six small ivory planetballs on separate arms revolving around it and an ivory earthball geared mechanism with ivory moonball. Stamped metal meridian circle and horizon ring (diameter 22.5 cm), raised on a turned ebonised column and plinth base. 38 cm high.

Horisontal ring has indication of the months with 10 day indication, zodiac indication by day. Other ring has stamped EQUINOXES and SOLSTICES
orrery, armillary sphere, armillaire sphere
Other names for this item are: orrery, armillary sphere, armillaire sphere
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Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
Antique french planetarium in the style of Charles Dien.
   
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