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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, by Christoph Trechsler, Dresden, 1613

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Inventory Number: 49305
Object Type:
Persons: Christoph the Elder Trechsler (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1613
Place Created: Dresden Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/53
Brief Description: Brass box with hinged lid, comprising lunar volvelle and aspectarium, string-gnomon horizontal dial with three latitude settings, table of latitudes. A symbolic engraving of 'GEOMETRIA' is inside the lid.
Primary Inscriptions: "C T D E M 1613"
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection. Formerly in the Michel Collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
57 60 15 mm


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