Jones - Antique
from : http://www.dorotheum.com/ru/auktion-detail/auktion_historische-wissenschaftliche-instrumente-und-globen-klassische-fotoapparate-und-zubehoer-200509/lot/17.html
And from: From: http://www.georgeglazer.com/globes/archive-planet/wjonesorr.html
“A New Portable Orrery” and “A table of the principal affections
of the Planets”
by William and Samuel Jones London c. 1894, signed “A TABLE of the principal AFFECTIONS of the / PLANETS / Jany 1st 1794 / Published as the Act directs by “W.& S. Jones.” and “and Made and Sold, / byW.& S. JONES / 30 Holborn / LONDON”, driven through gears by crank ivory handle, engraved and colored paper on wood disk the earth with 12 colored engraved paper gores signed “JONES / LONDON”, ivory moon, mercur, and venus; diameter c. 32 cm.The “New portable orrery” with brass sun, seven ivory planets, the engraved paper disk signed “A NEW PORTABLE ORRERY / Invented and Made byW. JONES / and Sold by him in Holborn / LONDON.”; disk diameter c. 20 cm. (WU). Provenance: Christies Sale 6/3 1981; private Italian property.
Exhibited: THE ROYAL SCOTTISH MUSEUM, Science Gallery 1961.
estimate €22.000,- to €25.000,-
9th April 2012 update from: http://www.christies.com/lotFinder/lot_details.aspx?intObjectID=5548816
- ($47,670 - $79,450) £30,000 - £50,000