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Magnetic Azimuth Dial, by Guillaume Ferrier, Paris, 17th Century

preview image for Magnetic Azimuth Dial, by Guillaume Ferrier, Paris, 17th Century
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Inventory Number: 39961
Object Type:
Persons: Guillaume Ferrier (Maker)
Date Created: 17th century
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/116
Brief Description: Ebony base with hinged lid, calendar scale on base. Tooled leather case.
Primary Inscriptions: "Guillaume Ferrier ALa gallerie"
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir. Formerly in the Michel Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Ebony
gilt brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
54 58 mm

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