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Diptych Dial, by Johann Eicktet, German, 1584

Inventory Number: 53969
Object Type: sundial, diptych dial
Persons: Johann Eicktet (Maker)
Date Created: 1584
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/75
Brief Description: Gilt brass box with lid, its string-gnomon serves both for a vertical dial inside the lid and for the horizontal dial with magnetic compass [needle is modern]. For latitude 47°. Leather, pasteboard and vellum case.
Primary Inscriptions: "I E".
Provenance: From the collection of J.A. Billmeir.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
51 38 8 mm

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