Tellurian Orrery by Thomas Tompion

Professional orrery - showing the relative motions of sun, earth and moon.

Details

Medium:
Silver & ebony
Art Fund grant:
£400 ( Total: £1,100)
Acquired in:
1948
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Provenance

Believed to be the instrument presented to Prince Eugene of Savoy.

Venue details

Museum of the History of Science Broad Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 3AZ 01865 277280 www.mhs.ox.ac.uk

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

Tue – Sun, 12 – 5pm​

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