German fruitwood floating sundial circa 1800-1820

German fruitwood floating sundial circa 1800-1820

Stock Number: 1558


A German hand coloured sundial with a turned case in a fruitwood.Circa 1800-1820


60mm maximum diam x 37mm tall



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Categories: Scientific, Portable Sundials, Timekeeping


A German sundial with dry card floating sundial with mounted gnomon in extremely fine condition.Unsigned.The compass directions are given in cardinal points only with no calibrated scale.The compass ring is decorated with flowers and foliage tinted in red,green,and yellow.The dial card is tinted in a stronger red with a green ring.the gnomon is of a simple form in brass.The original glass dome is secured with a brass bezel.The case has no splits or distortion and the lid fits securely.

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GB Barry Taylor

Globeworkshop was established some 30 years ago to service the restoration requirements of dealers in scientific instruments.I am also a collector and dealer.

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