Equinoctial sundial in brass and silver

Made:
1751-1800 in Augsburg

Sundial, 2¼-inches, brass with silvered hour-ring, made by Lorenz Grassl, Augsburg, Germany, 1751-1800. In leather case with table of latitudes and directions for use (see note).

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1888-175
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), leather and silver gilt
Measurements:
overall (sundial, as displayed): 70 mm x 55 mm x 59 mm,
overall (case, as displayed): 32 mm x 64 mm x 135 mm,
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Mr. John Cree