A Rare Inclining meridian finder and Sundial Invented by Julien Leroy

A Rare Inclining meridian finder and Sundial Invented by Julien Leroy

11500 Euros

A rare sundial invented by Julien Le Roy signed Jacques Lemaire

Dimensions

25 Cm X 18 Cm

Circa

1746

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Scientific, Portable Sundials, Timekeeping

Description

A rare sundial invented by Julien Le Roy signed by Jacques Lemaire dated 1746.

Julien Le Roy was Director of the French Société des Arts in the Early Eighteenth century

He work closely with Jacques Lemaire.

The sundial is engraved with the latitudes of twenty Europeans cities.

Same model in The Greenwich Museum and in The Arts et Métiers Museum.

See Daumas  Scientific instruments of the 17Th and 18 Th Centuries and their makers.

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ES Antiques Le Saint Georges

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