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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, by Claude Dunod, Dusseldorf, 1716

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Inventory Number: 49355
Object Type:
Persons: Claude Dunod (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Dated 1716
Place Created: Dusseldorf Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Octagonal base with inset compass bowl; hinged decoratively pierced equinoctial plate with alidade carrying geared minute dial. Underside of plate carries latitude scale (20-70°) regulating equinoctial plate by vertical cam. With tooled, leather-covered case.
Primary Inscriptions: "CLAVDE DVNOD A DVSSELDORF" on base plate and "1716" on underside of compass bowl.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
65 65 mm

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