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Mechanical Equinoctial Dial, German, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 34192
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: Octagonal base with inset central compass bowl (cardinal directions indicated as Nd Ot St Wt); folding latitude quadrant; sprung plumb level; hinged hour plate with rotating disc and minute dial; three feet (one missing); leather-covered, baize-lined wooden case.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass and glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
65 58 mm

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