A brass globe or sphere, engraved with the names of the Zodiac in eastern Islamic text and showing the lines of the the Equator and the ecliptic meridians. This Indo-Persian Islamic globe was probably used for teaching purposes in the 19th/20th century. Consisting of two seperate hollow halves, coming together on the equator-line. The sphere is mounted within a meridian on a heavy bronze stand with horizon ring supported by four facetted feet on circular base. The diameter of the globe measuring 9 cm. The total height including stand measuring 25 cm.