Tellurium

A decorative and composed school’s tellurium.

A 10 cm in diameter terrestrial globe , made up of twelve colored printed paper gores. The sphere is mounted on a geared mechanism partially in a hexagonal brass drum, with white painted moon on a wire arm, on a brass arm with straight support to geared mechanism and crank handle. Printed Zodiac circle with brass reflector and with brass candle holder. The whole on a cast iron plinth base with six short scroll legs terminating in lion’s paw feet.

Signed Columbus Verlag.

Germany, ca. 1915.

Dimensions: 66 cm in length and 53 cm in height.

€ 2.750,-