Astrolabe

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Italian
Astrolabe, late 16th century with later rete
Gilt bronze, brass, and brass polychrome
16 1/2 × 13 1/4 × 16 1/2 in. (41.91 × 33.66 × 41.91 cm)
Gift of Richard and Erna Flagg M1991.100
Photo credit: John Nienhuis
Currently on View
S109

Publication History
Winters, Laurie et al., A Renaissance Treasury: The Flagg Collection of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1999, p. 46, cat. 12, color illus. p. 47.

Gómez-Moreno, Carmen. Medieval Art from Private Collections. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1968, no. 128.

Frauberger, Heinrich. N. R. Fränkel’s Uhrensammlung. Düsseldorf: 1913, no. 368.

Catalogue des objets d'art...Collection Spitzer. Paris, 1893, lot 2781.
Exhibition History
A Renaissance Treasury: The Flagg Collection of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama, April 17–June 14, 1988; The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, August 1–November 1, 1998; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts, December 11, 1998–March 14, 1999; Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 29–June 20, 1999; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee, July 11–September 12, 1999; Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Standford, California, October 12, 1999–January 2, 2000.

Medieval Art from Private Collections, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters, 1968–69.


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