Sundial with compass

Made:
1671-1700 in Germany
Sundial with compass

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Sundial with compass
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Sundial with compass, brass gilt, silvered circles. Diameter 6in. Engraved No.116 Se 61812, Toda M. Uda Rymoe. German, late 17th century (cover glass of compass box cracked)

Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1880-46
Materials:
adjustable, brass (alloy), chronological, circles (plane figures), engraved, gilding, glass, inscription, ornament and silvered
Measurements:
overall (as displayed): 130 mm 150 mm, .848 kg
diameter:: x 6 in.; x 152.4 mm
type:
equinoctial sundial
credit:
Monsieur Fulgence