History of Science Museum: Collection Database Search

Record Details

Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. 1620

preview image for Diptych Dial, by Thomas Tucher, Nuremberg, c. 1620
Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 86072
Object Type: Object
Persons: Thomas Tucher (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1620
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection  Sundials Mathematical Instruments   
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: In the form of a book. Compass needle and glass missing; clasp missing.
Primary Inscriptions: "T [serpent] D" punched inside cup dial and double serpent punched inside compass bowl.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory and gilt brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
126 78 16 mm


Image with multimedia irn 15799Image with multimedia irn 15801Image with multimedia irn 16166Image with multimedia irn 18754

Permalink: http://www.mhs.ox.ac.uk/object/inv/86072