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Carlo Renaldini, Anton Francesco Tofani, Jacopo Mariani, Quadrante
Carlo Renaldini, Anton Francesco Tofani, Jacopo Mariani, Quadrant

1667
Brass, wood; height 266 cm
Florence, Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza, inv. 2544, 3187

Impressive instrument for astronomical measuring made for Leopoldo de’ Medici by the workers of the Grand Duchy, after a drawing by the Cimento academician Carlo Rinaldini.