Historical period(s)
late 19th century
Medium
Brass
Dimensions
H x Diam: 17.7 x 12.9 cm (6 15/16 x 5 1/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1945.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork, Tool and Equipment
Type

Astrolabe

Keywords
astronomy, Iran, Scientific disciplines, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

E. S. David

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil, W. Thomas Chase, Paul Jett. Islamic Metalwork in the Freer Gallery of Art. Washington, 1985. p. 267.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum