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Marble Globe Dial, German?, 17th Century?

Inventory Number: 36500
Object Type:
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1952-98
Brief Description: Square stone base with hour and lunar scales; central brass pillar supports marble sphere marked with hour and solar declination lines, brass semicircular plate with zodiacal scale pivots on polar axis.
Primary Inscriptions: "P.M.P.R."
Provenance: Purchased.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Marble
stone
brass.

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