A Swedish vintage copper armillary from the mid-20th century, depicting Atlas carrying the world. Born in Sweden during the midcentury period, this exquisite armillary depicts the famed Titan Atlas, condemned to carry the sky on his shoulders for eternity. How appropriate then, to choose him to carry effortlessly this armillary! Casually placing his right hand on his waist, Atlas raises the sphere made of various connecting rings and arrow up high. Mounted on a stone base with nicely weathered patina, this very decorative 1950s Swedish copper armillary with Verdigris patina will look equally wonderful indoors or out. The base measures 10 x 10 inches and the overall height is 35.5″.
H 35.5 in. x Dm 10 in.
H 90.17 cm x Dm 25.4 cm