Bronze cup-shaped sundial

Made:
1601-1630
Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support

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Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support
Science Museum Group
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Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support, with metal lid, compass in base of cup, 1601-1630. Cup diameter 2 5/8-inches. For use in latitude 53° (see note).

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1883-127
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy) and metal (unknown)
Measurements:
overall: 53 mm 66.68 mm, .185kg
overall (lid): 5 mm 70 mm,
type:
compass horizontal sundial and sundial
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum

Parts

Bronze Cup-Shaped Sundial

Bronze Cup-Shaped Sundial

Sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support, with metal lid, compass in base of cup, 1601-1630. Cup diameter 2 5/8-inches. For use in latitude 53°

Measurements:
overall: 53 mm 66.68 mm,
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy) and metal (unknown)
Object Number:
1883-127/1
type:
sundial
Lid for Bronze Cup-Shaped Sundial

Lid for Bronze Cup-Shaped Sundial

Lid for sun-dial with folding gnomon on bronze cup-shaped support, 1601-1630. For use in latitude 53°.

Measurements:
overall: 5 mm 70 mm,
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy)
Object Number:
1883-127/2
type:
lid