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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, Flemish, 16th Century

Inventory Number: 38393
Object Type:
Place Created: The Netherlands Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Oval dial with suspension ring. 1a engraved motto from Psalm 76; 1b sliding cursor for string gnomon moving against a scale 48-54°, latitude list; 2a silver compass bowl with red cardinal lines and lettering, and magnetic variation line; 2b engraved motto from Matthew 25. Needle, cover glass, gnomon and hour ring missing.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and silver
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
56 46 13 mm

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