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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, by Andreas Mar, German?, 1589

Inventory Number: 53639
Object Type:
Persons: Andreas Mar (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 1589
Place Created: Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Gilt brass, with compass rose with part of its volvelle missing, inside the top cover, sprung upright support with plummet for the string, and magnetic compass (needle and its pin-support are missing).
Primary Inscriptions: "ANDREA-MAR-FECET", inside cover, and on top of the cover is engraved a coat-of-arms in which is inscribed "-H- -P-".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt brass.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
51 34 13 mm

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