Pocket sun dial with folding gnomon and case

Made:
1678-1724 in Paris
maker:
Michael Butterfield

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Pocket sun dial with folding gnomon silver, in fish-skin case, 3 1/16 in lay 2 5/8 in inscribed "Butterfield a Paris", 1678-1724, Paris, France

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1883-126
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum