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Nocturnal, for both Bears, English, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 34822
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Nocturnals Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/241
Brief Description: Wooden disc with integral handle with heart shaped cut-out; double index rotating disc one with the months inscribed on it and the other with the numbers 1 to 29 inscribed on it; long index arm. Circular table on reverse.
Primary Inscriptions: "BOTH BEARS" stamped at top of the handle.
Provenance: From the collection of J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Wood
metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
265 115 15 mm

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