Italian Cubical Sundial, Unsigned, 1550-1570

Made:
1550-1570 in Italy
maker:
Unknown

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Cubical sun-dial (30-81 V. and A. M. Reg), in wood, painted in distemper, Italian, 1550-1570, 4 inch cube.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1883-128
Materials:
arabesques, brass (copper, zinc alloy), chronological, cubic, painting (coating), patterns (design elements), wood
Measurements:
cube: 100 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm,
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum

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