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Astrolabe

Astrolabe

Works of Art (7)

Astrolabe of 'Umar ibn Yusuf ibn 'Umar ibn 'Ali ibn Rasul al-Muzaffari, Rasulid period (1228–1454), dated A.H. 690 / A.D. 1291, Yemen, brass, cast and hammered, pierced, chased, inlaid with silver (91.1.535a–h)
Astronomical Table Clock, second quarter of 16th century, German; Made in Augsburg, Case of gilt bronze and gilt brass; movement of gilt brass and steel (17.190.747)
Astronomicum Caesareum, 1540, Michael Ostendorfer (German); Written by Petrus Apianus (German), Hand-colored woodcuts (25.17)
Monstrance Clock or Mirror Clock, ca. 1570, Made in Nuremberg, Germany, Case of gilt bronze; dial of gilt brass; movement of steel (17.190.639)
Planispheric astrolabe, Safavid period (1501–1722), A.H. dated 1065 / A.D. 1654–55; Signed by Muhammad Zaman al-Munajjim al-Asturlabi, Iran, Mashhad, Brass and steel, cast and hammered, pierced and engraved (63.166a-j)
Studiolo from the Ducal Palace in Gubbio, ca. 1479–82, Possibly designed by Francesco di Giorgio Martini (Italian, Sienese); Executed by Giuliano da Maiano (Italian), Made in Gubbio, Italy, Walnut, beech, rosewood, oak, and fruitwoods on walnut base (39.153)
Triompho di Fortuna (Triumph of Fortune): Frontispiece (woodcut printed in black and red ink), Author: Sigismondo Fanti, Venice: Agostino Zani for Giacomo Giunta, 1526, Printed book with woodcut illustrations (25.7)