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Equinoctial Ring Dial, by Chapotot, Paris, c. 1700

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Inventory Number: 36274
Object Type:
Persons: Chapotot (Maker (Signed by))
Date Created: Circa 1700
Place Created: Paris France Europe
Subject Classification(s): Lewis Evans Collection By Collection Sundials Mathematical Instruments By Trade Location  
Accession Number: 1924-0/part
Brief Description: Brass with hour-ring reduced to a semicircle, and the suspension ring has been off-set to counterbalance the weight of the hour-ring so that the dial will hang vertical.
Primary Inscriptions: "CHAPOTOT A PARIS".
Provenance: Presented by Lewis Evans
Collection Group: Lewis Evans Collection
Material(s): Brass


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