Column Sundial in Gilt Bronze, 1531-1570

Made:
1531-1570
maker:
Unknown

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Column sun-dial, gilt bronze (639-65). 9in. high, diam. of pillar = 2in. V and A. Museum Reg. Imperfect, no compass or cover glass, 1531-1570

Details

Category:
Collection Unassigned
Object Number:
1883-124/2
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), chronological, cubic, cylindrical, engraved, gilding, horizontal, imagery, magnetic, rotating, vertical
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum

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