A good David Beringer Cube Sundial

A good David Beringer Cube Sundial


A Polyhedral Sundial from the 18th century


after 1777, before 1821



Country of manufacture


Categories: Timekeeping, Scientific, Portable Sundials


A polyhedral Cube Sundial by David BERINGER (1756-1821) 

a so called “Wuerfelsonnenuhr” 

Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany, after 1777. 

Wood with colored engraved paper gores, brass gnomons, and rectangular base with compass. 

Original condition with later brass plummet. 

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