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Horizontal Dial, by Hans Koch, Munich, 1567

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Inventory Number: 46200
Object Type:
Persons: Hans Koch (Maker)
Date Created: 1567
Place Created: Munich Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Billmeir Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1957-84/46
Brief Description: Square copper alloy plate with bird and foliate decoration, the thick gnomon also decorated with birds, hour lines from 5 to 12 to 7, half-hours marked. Plate marked "Polvs 51"; the date is on both the plate and the gnomon. Mounted in a modern wooden base.
Primary Inscriptions: "1567. HK"
Provenance: Billmeir Collection
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
104 248 249 mm


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