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Equinoctial Dial, by Joannes Petrus Rutzius, Freiberg, Early 18th Century

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Inventory Number: 52682
Object Type:
Persons: Joannes Petrus Rutzius (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Early 18th century
Place Created: Freiberg Germany Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Square pierced base with circular compass box adjustable for variation; sprung folding plumb level (plummet missing); hinged hour circle with centrally mounted folding latitude quadrant fitting into top of plumb level; alidade with folding gnomon and vernier for reading minutes.
Primary Inscriptions: "Joannes Petrus Rutzius / Frideberga"
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Gilt and silvered brass
silver
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
56 51 mm

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