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Horary Quadrant, French?, 17th or 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 46962
Object Type: Object
Place Created: France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Quadrants Astronomical Instruments Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Quadrant with rectilinear hour lines and engraved floral decoration. On reverse decorative engraving with sun and two flaming hearts linked by arrows. No provision for sights.
Primary Inscriptions: "amour pour amour" on the reverse.
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans in 1924.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Ivory
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
80 79 mm

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