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Astronomical Compendium, Signed by Bernard?, French, Early 17th Century

Inventory Number: 49822
Object Type:
Persons: Bernard
Date Created: Early 17th century
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1957-84/245
Brief Description: Rectangular with cover. Nocturnal (folding index broken); vertical string-gnomon dial with lunar and calendar volvelle; horizontal string-gnomon dial with inset illuminated compass; quadrant with shadow square and unequal hours, two folding sights and fleur-de-lys plumb bob (replacement).
Primary Inscriptions: "Bernardus" on nocturnal index; remainder of index (and signature) lost
Provenance: From the Billmeir Collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt brass
silver and brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
132 98 15 mm


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