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Diptych Dial, French, c. 1620

preview image for Diptych Dial, French, c. 1620
Inventory Number: 39685
Object Type: Object
Place Created: France Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/91
Brief Description: 1a universal equinoctial dial; 1b southern part of equinoctial dial, latitude list and latitude scale; 2a horizontal string-gnomon dial and compass; 2b line decoration. Leaf 1 cracked and repaired; leaf 2 cracked.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Ivory
glass and brass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
66 55 14 mm

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