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Diptych Dial, by Lienhart Miller, Nuremberg, 1639

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Inventory Number: 49775
Object Type: Object
Persons: Lienhart Miller (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1639
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/85
Brief Description: 1a wind rose with index and compass viewing hole; 1b vertical pin-gnomon dial for ordinary hours, with zodiac signs and length of day, and latitude table; 2a horizontal string-gnomon dial for 42, 45, 48, 51, 54°, compass, horizontal pin-gnomon dial for Italian and Babylonian hours; 2b lunar volvelle
Primary Inscriptions: "LEONHART MILLER" and "*16*39*" punched on 2a; "L [fleur-de-lys mark] M" punched on 2b; fleur-de-lys mark punched in compass bowl; "6" or "9" punched at hinge.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir with his collection.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Ivory
Gilt Copper alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
17 67 105 mm

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