Brass Armillary Sphere
The variation of a brass armillary sphere. With earth at the center, an armillary globe was believed to show how the stars move around the Earth. The globe is surrounded by zodiac signs and symbols.
This beautiful Brass Armillary Sphere makes a great nautical desk accessory! Measuring 8.5" high x 7" wide it will bring an air of elegance and class to any desktop or bookshelf. Also, makes the perfect gift for the nautical loving executive!
The Armillary Sphere was invented more than 2,000 years ago and is a model of objects in the sky (in the celestial sphere), consisting of a spherical framework of rings, centered on Earth, that represents lines of celestial longitude and latitude and other astronomically important features. It was used to guide the ships of the early explorers for many centuries.
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Dimensions: 8.5" H x 7" W X 5.5"
Armillary interior spins including the globe
Made out of brass with a bright annealed finish
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