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Horizontal Pin-Gnomon Dial, German, c. 1600

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Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 42629
Object Type: Object
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: Miniature diptych format in the shape of a book.
Compass needle and glass missing.
Primary Inscriptions: Punched with an unidentified flower maker's mark on face 2b
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory and brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
30 27 11 mm


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