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Wooden Polyhedral Dial, by D. Beringer, Augsburg, c.1780

Inventory Number: 53684
Object Type:
Persons: David Beringer (Maker)
Date Created: c.1780
Place Created: Augsburg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Clay Collection By Collection Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1944-1/part
Brief Description: Wooden base with inset compass; pillar supporting wooden cube on pivot, printed paper dials on 5 faces with brass gnomons. Brass plumb-bob.
Primary Inscriptions: "D. BERINGER"
Provenance: Purchased from Dr. Reginald S. Clay with his collection.
Collection Group: Clay Collection
Material(s): Wood and paper

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