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

Inventory Number: 47338
Object Type:
Persons: Nicolaus Rugendas (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Early 18th Century
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/94
Brief Description: Augsburg type, gilt eight-sided base, gilt and silver inclinometer, silver hinged quadrant, silver broken broad hour ring held in place by a gilt ring, and a silver compass dial of which the central disc with the north-south arrow can be rotated along a scale be means of a pin beneath the case in order to change the magnetic deviation.
Primary Inscriptions: "Nicolaus Rugendas in Augsp" [Augsburg].
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt
silver and glass

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