Sundial, brass, originally silvered

Made:
1701-1800 in Czech Republic
Sundial, brass, originally silvered, base plate 9in. by 6 7/8in Sundial, brass, originally silvered, base plate 9in. by 6 7/8in Sundial, brass, originally silvered (mechanical equinoctial sundial) Sundial, brass, originally silvered (mechanical equinoctial sundial)

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Sundial, brass, originally silvered, base plate 9in. by 6 7/8in
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Sundial, brass, originally silvered, base plate 9in. by 6 7/8in
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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Science Museum Group Collection
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Sundial, brass, originally silvered, base plate 9in. by 6 7/8in. Engraved Joseph Modestin in Chindin (Bohemia), German, 18th century. Sights of alidate and one small brass screen missing

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1880-45
Materials:
brass (alloy), inscription, engraved, chronological and tilted
Measurements:
overall: 180 mm x 175 mm x 260 mm,
base: 228.6 mm x 174.625 mm
type:
mechanical equinoctial sundial
credit:
Monsieur Fulgence