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Inclining String-Gnomon Dial, by Ulrich Schniep, Munich, 1585

Inventory Number: 40748
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Schniep (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1585
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular box with hinged lid; table of latitudes; horary volvelle; inclining dial with inset compass (glass partially devitrified) and sprung folding gnomon support with plummet; base has engraving of Judith; suspension ring locks clasp.
Primary Inscriptions: "15 *V*S* 85"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
66 48 15 mm

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