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Equinoctial Dial, by J.D. Beyser, German, 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 45407
Object Type:
Persons: J. D. Beyser (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 18th Century
Place Created: Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/226
Brief Description: Augsburg type, gilt eight-sided base, gilt inclinometer frame with silvered-brass plumbob, silvered-brass (traces) broken hour ring and hinged quadrant, silvered-brass compass dial, and calendars beneath base and hour calibration disc of gilt and silvered-brass in lid of paper and red leather box.
Primary Inscriptions: "J.D. Beyser".
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Gilt
silvered-brass
brass and glass; cardboard and leather case

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