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Diptych Dial, by R. F., French, c. 1620

preview image for Diptych Dial, by R. F., French, c. 1620
Inventory Number: 67063
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: 'F.R.'
Date Created: c. 1620
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Hinged portion of nocturnal index missing; compass glass a modern replacement.
Primary Inscriptions: "R F" and unidentified maker's mark punched on base.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Painted ivory
gilt brass
silver and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
67 59 15 mm

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