Ralph Lauren Home Archives, "Cape Lodge", Living Room, 2008; "Inspired by an exotic estate with echoes of safari, a warm earth-toned palette weaves together colonial, campaign and Moderne furnishings in mahogany, rattan and tent canvas with vachetta leather, madras and brass."
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This mechanical clock was bought by the Emperor Rudolph II in 1584 and housed in the Imperial Treasury in Prague. The globe served as a model of the universe simulating the movements of the sun, the moon and the stars. It could predict the movements of celestial bodies at any time in the past and the future and could tell the time by the position of the stars.