Diptych dials

Made:
1648 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Tablet sundial with compass, ivory with coloured engraving, 4¼ x 2½-inches, Germany, 1648 (see note).

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1880-54
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), ivory, string
Measurements:
overall (open, as displayed): 113 mm x 66 mm x 109 mm, .15 mm,
type:
diptych sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Monsieur Fulgence
status:
Permanent collection

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