Armillary Sphere and Pedestal
A stunning cast iron, zinc, and copper celestial globe, supported by a figure of Atlas complete with a 4ft sandstone pedestal.
If you want a truly fascinating antique garden accessory, this English Armillary sphere would be an excellent choice. An Armillary sphere is a model of the celestial globe made from hoops that represent the equator, the tropics, and other celestial circles. Atlas, who supports the heavens in Greek mythology, is represented here by a beautifully detailed little figurine.
The sphere is in excellent.
English, circa 1900.
Size; height 78cm, circumference 50cm
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