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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, by Ulrich Schniep, Munich, 1568

Inventory Number: 39935
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Schniep (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1568
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/196
Brief Description: Rectangular box with lid: outer faces decoratively engraved; wind rose with index; dial with inset compass and sprung folding gnomon support with plummet; with original letarht-covered pasteboard case.
Primary Inscriptions: "V S" and "* 15 68*"
Provenance: From the Billmeir Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
76 64 11 mm

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