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Horizontal Dial, by Charles Bloud, Dieppe, 1660-1683

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Inventory Number: 38554
Object Type:
Persons: Charles Bloud (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: 1660-1683
Place Created: Dieppe France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Compass dial with suspension ring
Primary Inscriptions: "C Bloud ADieppe" on hour ring. Extremely small on the ring of the clasp is engraved "492".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans. On the basis of the coat of arms on the lid, belonged to Louis XIV's Queen, Maria Theresa.
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Tortoiseshell


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