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Scaphe Dial, by Girolamo della Volpaia, Florence, 1588

Inventory Number: 49317
Object Type:
Persons: Girolamo della Volpaia (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 1588
Place Created: Florence Italy Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass, with small compass and a rose of the winds, in a turned wooden case.
Primary Inscriptions: "HIERNONIVS VVLPARIAE FLORENTINVS . F A . 1588.", and inscribed "NIL NOMEN NIL FAMA IVVAT NIL CANDIDA VIRTVS TEMPVS ENIM RAPIDO SINGVLA DENTE VORAT".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass; wooden case

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