Ivory tablet compass sundial

Made:
1574 in Nuremberg
maker:
Hans Ducher

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Ivory teblet sundial; 3 3/4x2 3/8x7/16". Made by Hans Ducher, 1574. (Compass needle and glass missing. detail view
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Ivory tablet compass sundial; 3 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 7/16-inches. Made by Hans Ducher, Nuremberg, Germany, 1574. (Compass needle and glass missing.) (See note.)

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1952-235
Materials:
bronze (copper, tin alloy), ivory, string
Measurements:
overall (open, as diisplayed): 94 mm x 63 mm x 94 mm,
type:
diptych sundial
credit:
Mr. H. E. Backer

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