Diptych sundial for latitude 47 degrees

Made:
1623-1628 in Nuremberg
maker:
Hanns Troschel

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Ivory diptych sundial for latitude 47 degrees by Hanns Troschel, with vertical and horizontal dial, pin gnomon for Italian & Babylonian hours, lunar volvelle and wind pose. Wind vane, compass needle and cover glass missing. Nurnberg, German, 1623-1628

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1992-194
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece

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