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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, French?, c. 1670

Inventory Number: 34530
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/88
Brief Description: Oval diptych format. 1a four holes for string gnomon numbered 42, 45, 48, 50; 1b painted landscape scene; 2a horizontal string-gnomon dial, compass (with painted card) and lunar volvelle; 2b blank.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Painted ivory
gilt brass
paper and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
96 70 12 mm

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