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Auction 175, Lot 36


"The Artificial Sphere", Anon.

Subject: Armillary Sphere

Period: 1770 (circa)

Publication: Geographical ... Grammar

Color: Black & White

4.1 x 7.1 inches
10.4 x 18 cm
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This is a very decorative example of an elaborate armillary sphere enclosed in a decorative rococo-style frame. A young man sits to the left of the sphere, and a small monument lies to the right of it. This engraving was included in several editions of Guthrie's Geographical ... Grammar.


Condition: B

Moderate toning with minor soiling.

Estimate: $30 - $45

Sold for: $17

Closed on 11/13/2019