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Compendio astronomico e topografico
Astronomical and surveying compendium

c. 1625-1630
Silver, brass, gilt copper, glass; 25,7x24,7 cm
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 1291, 1302

Consisting in a square box with surfaces extensively decorated, this instrument was used for surveying and for calculating hours and lunar phases. Provenance: Vincenzo Viviani bequest.