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Diptych Dial, by Joseph Tucher, Nuremberg, 1642

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Object is on display.
Inventory Number: 54709
Object Type: Object
Persons: Joseph Tucher (Maker)
Date Created: Dated 1642
Place Created: Nuremberg Germany Europe
Accession Number: 1957-84/83
Brief Description: 1a wind rose and index (vane missing); 1b vertical pin-gnomon dial and table of latitudes; 2a horizontal string-gnomon dial for 42, 45, 48, 51, 54°, compass and horizontal pin-gnomon dial for Italian and Babylonian hours; 2b lunar volvelle. Suspension ring.
Primary Inscriptions: "ioseph 16 42 dvcher" punched on 2a; bird mark punched twice in compass bowl.
Provenance: Presented by J. A. Billmeir.
Collection Group: Billmeir Collection
Material(s): Ivory
brass and glass
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
111 68 13 mm


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