Astrolabe, octagonal, on three feet, a circular glass cover at centre

NK139

Astrolabe, octagonal, on three feet, a circular glass cover at centre

Rugendas III, N.
first half 18th century
1700 - 1749

brass copper, glass
7.5
19.9
instrument (2), applied arts

Findings

The provenance data are inconclusive. It is unknown from whom the Museum für Kunstgewerbe purchased this astrolabe.

Reconstruction origin history

1941-04
Onbekend (Nederland) (3)
Netherlands
ICN inventariskaart; Archief SNK nr.399, 583; Bundesarchiv Koblenz B323 nr.575
1941-04
Museum für Kunstgewerbe Frankfurt
Frankfurt am Main
The Bundesarchiv Koblenz B323 nr.575 lists 'Museum für Kunsthandwerk' in Frankfurt am Main as the provenance name.
Archief SNK nr.399, 583; Bundesarchiv Koblenz B323 nr.575

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