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Equinoctial Dial, by Nicolaus Rugendas, Augsburg, Early 18th Century

Inventory Number: 41828
Object Type:
Persons: Nicolaus Rugendas (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Earley 18th Century
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/93
Brief Description: Gilt eight-sided base, with gilt and brass clinometer with plumbob, silver hinged quadrant, and silver compass dial with outer ring with degree scale, and silver circular insert beneat base, with pin which rotates the compass dial to allow for magnetic deviation.
Primary Inscriptions: "Nicolaus Rugendas in Augsp" [Augsburg].
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt
brass and glass

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