Felkl Tellurian – late 19th century

An exceptional tellurian  featuring a “bronzed” metal body with spider base and clockwork mechanism turning a 3 ¼” diameter globe and ¾” wooden moon.  Although not signed, the tellurium and globe are by J. Felkl of Prague.   The tellurian stands 18” tall and is 24” long overall.  The globe itself is in very fine condition.    The spider legged base is in exceptionally fine original condition with its original coppered paint.  A concave mirror represents the sun and reflects the candle light onto the earth and moon.  The printed zodiac disc around the candle is in fine condition.  A classic example of this important teaching too, this tellurian is full functional and ready to educate students for at least another century.

Item 4068...................sold

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