Auction 98, Lot 38

"The Artificial Sphere", Bowen, Thomas

Subject: World - Miscellany

Period: 1747 (published)


Color: Hand Color

5.3 x 7.7 inches
13.5 x 19.6 cm

Very artistically rendered armillary sphere. The sphere is handsomely depicted on a sheet of paper with dark background with plans of the Brahe and Ptolemic systems below.


Condition: B

On fine handlaid paper with wide margins and excellent coloring. A few light spots, else very good.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $65

Closed on 3/6/2002