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Diptych Dial, German, 17th Century

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Inventory Number: 53522
Object Type:
Place Created: Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: 1a blank; 1b vertical string-gnomon dial and recess for a plummet (missing); 2a horizontal string-gnomon dial with inset compass (painted card) rotating against a scale of 24 hours and carrying its own 24 hour scale; 2b blank. Two hooks for retaining upper leaf in perpendicular and (bowed) inset ivory scale of equal parts [0]-55 on front edge.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented to the University by Lewis Evans with his collection.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Wood
ivory and glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
142 133 28 mm

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