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Ring Dial, German?, c. 1480

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Inventory Number: 34394
Object Type:
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass square plate with central disc, containing an allidade set to the declination by means of the Zodiac scale on the disc, which also has a shadow square. At the bottom there is a small brass ruler marked with a scale of chords and secured in two slots.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARTIN FREY REGENSPURGE 1590" [remaining part of a later inscription].
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
96 96 2 mm


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