MHS Collection Database Search

Record Details

Diptych Dial, by Hans Tucher, Nuremberg, c. 1600

Inventory Number: 37419
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: Hans Tucher (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1600
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Compass needle and glass missing; brass wind rose in compass bowl. With gold-tooled, leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: "n H [serpent] D" punched on face 2b; "17" scratched on one edge, "8" punched at hinges; "anno 1642" written inside case.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory and brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
102 79 12 mm

Narratives

Image with multimedia irn 15811Image with multimedia irn 15813Image with multimedia irn 18864

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/37419