Portable column sundial of ivory

Made:
1587 in Europe

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Portable, ivory column sundial, indicating Italian hours, for use at latitude 43°, (height and diameter) 4 x 1-inches, possibly Italian, by F. F. Stephanus, Europe, 1587.

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1937-832
type:
sundial
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • timepiece
credit:
Mr. Malcolm Webster