Equinoctial sundial in silver signed Christoph Schoener made circa 1690

Equinoctial sundial in silver signed Christoph Schoener made circa 1690

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Dimensions

Dimensions (plate): length 5.5 cm x depth 5.8 cm.

Circa

1690

Maker

Christoph Schoener

Country of manufacture

Germany

Categories: Portable Sundials, Timekeeping

Description

Equinoctial sundial with octagonal silver plate, supported by three turned feet, with a compass.

The rim of the plate is signed by the well-known German maker “Christoph Schoener”.

The gilt brass latitude arc is divided from 10 to 90 degrees.

Silver hour circle graduated 3-12-9 with frieze decoration on top.

Gilt brass rotating needle gnomon in the centre of the circle.

The back of the compass in gilt brass has a list of cities with their latitudes.

Dimensions (plate): length 5.5 cm x depth 5.8 cm.

Note: rare German signature.

Augsburg dated around 1690.

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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: www.antiquites-delalande.fr (French) and www.delalande-antiques.com (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 : www.antiquites-delalande.fr (Français) and www.delalande-antiques.com (Anglais).

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