Large Horizontal brass sundial Signed Baradelle Paris C 1730.
Dial Plate with four hour-scales, two with Roman numbers ( IIII-XII-VIII )and two with Arabic numbers.
Bird gnomon, adjustable from 40 to 60 degrees. Very beautiful engraved with Acanthus leaves on the Gnomon.
Back of the dial plate engraved with 27 Towns with their latitudes.
Compass with 8 directions with magnetic declination marqued at 15 West.
Similar Model in Louvre Museum Collection Landau.
Baradelle was student in The Jacques Lemaire Workshop and later in the Famous Nicolas Bion scientific instruments maker.
He was appointed King’s Engineer
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