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Diptych Dial, French, c. 1620

preview image for Diptych Dial, French, c. 1620
Inventory Number: 40541
Object Type: Object
Place Created: France Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/90
Brief Description: 1a universal equinoctial and polar dials (gnomon missing); 1b combined lunar volvelle and southern part of equinoctial dial, latitude listing and latitude scale; 2a horizontal string-gnomon dial, compass, folding strut and continuation of latitude listing; 2b line decoration.
Primary Inscriptions: Unsigned and undated
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Painted ivory
silver and glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
76 60 14 mm

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