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Horizontal String-Gnomon Dial, by Ulrich Schniep, Munich?, 1572

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Inventory Number: 44205
Object Type:
Persons: Ulrich Schniep (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1572
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Rectangular box with lid carrying lunar volvelle and aspectarium; table of length of days; horizontal dial with silvered hour plate, inset compass and sprung folding gnomon support with plummet; decorative base.
Primary Inscriptions: "*VS* 1572*"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
60 48 11


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