Horizontal octagonal silver sundial signed BUTTERFIELD A PARIS made between 1722 and 1726

Horizontal octagonal silver sundial signed BUTTERFIELD A PARIS made between 1722 and 1726

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Dimensions

7,8 cm x 6,6 cm.

Circa

1722/1726

Country of manufacture

France

Categories: Portable Sundials, Timekeeping

Description

Horizontal octagonal silver sundial signed “BUTTERFIELD A PARIS”.

The upper plate is engraved with 4 time scales corresponding to the latitudes of 43, 46, 49 and 52 degrees.

Gnomon adjustable and foldable to the bird.

On the back a list of cities with their latitudes under the plate and under the compass. Decoration of foliage scrolls engraved on the spring.

Dimensions: 7.8 cm x 6.6 cm.

Beautiful engravings.

Hallmark “au Saint-Esprit”: discharge Paris 1722/1726.

In its original black chagrin case with green velvet interior.

Paris dated between 1722 and 1724 (death of Butterfield).

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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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