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Astrolabe (16th century)
Finger ring, Europe, 16th century
W-O-W!!! 16th century embroidered velvet book with scroll and floral pattern. Collection The British Library.
Whipple Musuem: Ptolemaic armillary sphere
Compass (16th century)
Ring with Castle maybe Italian, 2nd Half of 16th century
It looks like it might open up to reveal ___??__. Also what looks like two key holes in the front. Did it wind up? Interesting
Mechanical celestial and terrestrial globe, 16th century.
1565 Renaissance Compass/Sundial [Nécessaire astronomique 16th century]
Late 16th-Century Netherlands Swan Pendant © State Hermitage Museum
Cross pendant, partially enameled gold set with diamonds, 1550-75, probably southern German.
Sand Glass, Half-Hour Date: first quarter 16th century Culture: German Medium: Bronze-gilt and silver-gilt
Is this piece
Is this piece for sale? Willing to pay cash
Reminds me of the wizard of oz
Want one of these!!!!
Alas you will just have to view it at the MetMuseum in New York :)
Gothic domestic iron clock mid 16th century