Analemmatic sundial in pewter and brass signed F. Briot and dated 1739

Analemmatic sundial in pewter and brass signed F. Briot and dated 1739

4200 euros


Case: length 9.7 cm x width 10.2 cm




F. Briot

Country of manufacture


Categories: Portable Sundials, Timekeeping


Analemmatic sundial in pewter and brass in a shaped wooden case.

The dial is composed of two plates: one oval and the other octagonal, the latter sliding on the former.

The oval plate corresponds to an analemmatic dial with its IV-XII-VIII graduated hour scale and the signature “F. Briot” in the centre. 

The sliding upper plate has a graduated IV-XII-VIII time scale with the date “1739” at the lower end. A folding brass gnomon tops the plate. One of the gnomon’s attachments is decorated with flowers.

The case is in black stained wood to the form with brass hinge and the interior lined with polychrome embossed paper with floral decoration.


– Case: length 9.7 cm x width 10.2 cm

– Dial: length 8.3 cm x width 8.8 cm

France dated 1739.

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FR Galerie Delalande Paris

After 37 years in Le Louvre des Antiquaires, the Delalande gallery moved early June 2015 to 35 rue de Lille, 75007 Paris, on the other side of the Seine River in the well known antic shops area "le Carré Rive Gauche".
Our main specialties are, since 1976, Marine and Scientific instruments, Tobacco and Opium objects, Curiosities and Great Canes.
We participate to international antique fairs (TEFAF Maastricht) and are unique partner of the French Maritime Museum.
Eric Delalande is also Administrator of the French Experts National Company (C.N.E.).
Please visit also our two websites, which are frequently updated: (French) and (English). ----------------------------

La Galerie Delalande s'est installée en juin 2015 au 35 rue de Lille (75007 Paris), au coeur de la capitale dans le "Carré Rive Gauche", après 37 années de présence au Louvre des Antiquaires.
Nous nous sommes orientés, depuis 1976, vers plusieurs spécialités : Marine et Sciences, Objets du tabac et de l'Opium, Cannes de collection et Curiosités.
Nous participons à des salons d'envergure internationale (TEFAF Maastricht) et sommes partenaires exclusifs du Musée National de la Marine.
Eric Delalande est également Administrateur de la Compagnie Nationale des Experts (C.N.E.).
N'hésitez pas à visiter nos deux sites internet fréquemment mis à jour : (Français) and (Anglais).

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