Auction Preview: Antique Scientific Instruments, Globes and Cameras at Dorotheum, Vienna, Apr 4
What: Antique Scientific Instruments, Globes and CamerasWhere: Dorotheum, Ovocný trh 580/2, 110 00 Staré Město, CzechiaWhen: April 04, 05.00 pmTop lots of the sale:- The ship out of New York. Probably Italian circa 1500, brass, unidentified master’s mark, latitude scale from 20–60, hour scales from 1–12 and 12–1, month scale, shadow square and hour lines. Size c. 98 x 139 mm. Estimate: EUR 10,000 (US$ 12,500)- An Astrolabe Quadrant. probably Italian circa 1400, brass, with pin hole sight, 0–90 degree scale on one side and simple astrolabe on the other side. Size c. 19 x 13,7 cm. Estimate: EUR 10,00 (US$ 12,500)- A simple Holland-Circle. Circa 1600, brass disc with degree scales, shadow squares and sundial. Diameter of brass disc c. 24,5 cm. Estimate: EUR 3,000 (US$ 3,750)- A C. 1840 Armillary Sphere or Planetarium. probably by Charles Dien, Paris, brass, iron and wood, the Sun symbolized by a brass sphere, the Earth with its moon driven through brass gears, nine planets and asteroids signed “Venus, Mercure, Mars, Vesta, Junon, Ceres, Pallas, Saturne, Jupiter”, engraved metal horizon ring and brass meridian rings, mounted on ebonized wooden stand. Height c. 38 cm. Estimate: EUR 2,400 (US$ 3,000)- A brass Nocturnal. Probably 17th century, rests of gilt. Diameter c. 75 mm, height c. 11 cm. Estimate: EUR 2,000 (US$ 2,500)- A C. 1720 Universal Ring Dial monogrammiert “I. U.” (probably Jakob Urient (1679–1746), Jesuit in Vienna and Graz), brass, declination ring with additional ring and alidade, latitude scales for 22 cities. Diameter c. 132 mm. Estimate: EUR 2,000 (US$ 2,500)- A large Emerald crystal stone. South America. Size c. 46 x 34 x 27 cm. Estimate: EUR 2,000 (US$ 2,500)- A C. 1890 Jan Felkl & Son Tellurian. Total height c. 46 cm, diameter of earth orbit c. 80 cm, total length c. 56 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A C. 1845 Celestial Globe by Franz Leopold Schöninger (1790–1877). Diameter c. 16.5 cm (6,5 inch). Height c. 31 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A horizontal Sundial. Size c. 13,5 x 17,8 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A botanical Model by Reinhold Brendel. Height c. 54 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A botanical Model by Reinhold Brendel. Height c. 52 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A Sheep anatomical Model. Size c. 47 x 70 x 25 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- A Horse anatomical Model. Size c. 65 x 60 x 20 cm. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)- Leica R4 equipment with four lenses. Leica R4 Leitz Portugal Serial no. 1579245 from 1982, objectives Leitz Wetzlar Super-Angulon-R 1: 4/21 mm No. 3120063, Macro-Elmarit-R 1: 2.8 / 60 mm No. 3155971, Leica Summilux-R E67 1: 1.4 / 80 mm No. 3737121 and Leitz Wetzlar Elmarit-R 1: 2.8 / 180 mm No. 3134021, 1 Motor-Drive R4 (Made in Austria), 1 Extender-R 2X, 1 angle finder in case, 1 handle, 1 RC Leica R, various filters, Leica Pass with 9 warranty cards; First owner; without guarantee for function. Estimate: EUR 1,500 (US$ 1,900)For details, visit: https://www.dorotheum.com/en.htmlClick on the slideshow for the highlights of the sale.