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Equinoctial Dial, by J.B. Morales, Spain, 1621

Inventory Number: 41963
Object Type:
Persons: Juan Bautista de Morales (Maker)
Date Created: 1621
Place Created: Spain Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/221
Brief Description: Brass box with hinged lid, latitude tables on outer surfaces, universal equinoctial dial inside with large inset compass, hinged square frame for hour circle, pivoted gnomon, latitude strut; inner lid decorated with engraved scene of the fall of Icarus.
Primary Inscriptions: "'Juan Bapta. Morales:Fe"
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. From the Chadenat Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass and silver
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
93 101 22 mm

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