Engraved nocturnal with quadrant at back

Made:
1543 in Germany
maker:
Caspar Vopel

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Nocturnal with quadrant at back gilt metal diam 5 3/16in (11-1879 vram req) engraved " Caspar Vopel mathema faciebat coloniae 1543", Germany, 1543

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1883-131
type:
nocturnal
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum